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Capture may refer to:

Arts and entertainment[edit]



  • Capture effect, a phenomenon in which only the stronger of two signals near the same FM frequency will be demodulated
  • Motion capture, the process of recording movement and translating that movement onto a digital model
  • Schematic capture, a step in electronic design automation at which the electronic schematic is created by a designer
    • Capture CIS, a software tool used for circuit schematic capture
  • Screen capture (disambiguation), an image taken by the computer to record the visible items
  • Video capture, the process of converting an analog video signal to digital form


  • Capture (chess), to remove the opponent's piece from the board by taking it with one's own piece
  • Capture fishery, a wild fishery in which the aquatic life is not controlled and needs to be captured or fished
  • Regulatory capture, situations in which a government agency created to act in the public interest instead acts in favor of other interests
  • Renault Captur, automobile model
  • Rule of capture, common law that determines ownership of captured natural resources including groundwater, oil, gas and game animals
  • State capture, corruption where private interests influence a state's decision-making processes

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