supertitle

supertitle

[soo-per-tahyt-l]
noun
1.
(especially in opera production) a translation of a segment of the libretto or other text or sometimes a brief summary of the plot projected onto a screen above the stage during a performance.
verb (used with object), supertitled, supertitling.
2.
to provide supertitles for.
Also, surtitle.


Origin:
super- + title

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supertitle

noun
translation of the words of a foreign opera (or choral work) projected on a screen above the stage 
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