- Broadcast Broad"cast`, n.
1. (Agric.) A casting or throwing seed in all directions, as
from the hand in sowing.
2. an act of broadcasting; specifically, a program in which sounds or images are transmitted in all directions from a radio or television station; -- usually referring to a scheduled program on a commercial or public service radio or television station, using the normal radio frequencies for those media, in contrast to a radiotelephone conversation, which may also be transmitted in all directions, but is intended for receipt by a base station in the telephone network. [PJC]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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broadcast — Ⅰ. broadcast UK US /ˈbrɔːdkɑːst/ US /ˈbrɔːdˌkæst/ verb [I or T] (broadcast, US also broadcasted, broadcast, US also broadcasted) COMMUNICATIONS ► to send out a programme on television or radio, or over the internet: »The company s final quarter… … Financial and business terms
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broadcast — broadcast; ra·dio·broadcast; re·broadcast; … English syllables
broadcast — [n] information on electronic media advertisement, air time, announcement, newscast, performance, program, publication, radiocast, show, simulcast, telecast, transmission; concepts 274,293 broadcast [v1] put forth on electronic media air,… … New thesaurus
broadcast — ► VERB (past broadcast; past part. broadcast or broadcasted) 1) transmit by radio or television. 2) tell to many people. 3) scatter (seeds) rather than placing in drills or rows. ► NOUN ▪ a radio or television programme or transmi … English terms dictionary
broadcast — [brôd′kast΄, brôd′käst΄] vt. broadcast or broadcasted, broadcasting 1. to scatter (seed) over a broad area rather than sow in drills 2. to spread (information, gossip, etc.) widely 3. to transmit, as to a large audience, by radio or television vi … English World dictionary
Broadcast — (o en castellano difusiones ) , se producen cuando una fuente envía datos a todos los dispositivos de una red. En la tecnología Ethernet el broadcast se realiza enviando tramas con dirección MAC de destino FF.FF.FF.FF.FF.FF. En el protocolo IP se … Enciclopedia Universal
broadcast — verb, by analogy with cast, is unchanged in its past form and past participle: The programme will be broadcast on Saturdays … Modern English usage
Broadcast — Broad cast , a. 1. Cast or dispersed in all directions, as seed from the hand in sowing; widely diffused. [1913 Webster] 2. Scattering in all directions (as a method of sowing); opposed to planting in hills, or rows. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Broadcast — Broad cast , adv. So as to scatter or be scattered in all directions; so as to spread widely, as seed from the hand in sowing, or news from the press. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English