verb (-cast; also -casted; -casting) Etymology: tele- + broadcast Date: 1937 transitive verb to broadcast by television intransitive verb to broadcast a television program • telecast nountelecaster noun

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  • telecast — [tel′ə kast΄] vt., vi. telecast or telecasted, telecasting [ TELE + (BROAD)CAST] to broadcast by television n. a television broadcast telecaster n …   English World dictionary

  • telecast — (n.) 1937, from tele(vision) + (broad)cast. The verb is recorded from 1940 …   Etymology dictionary

  • telecast — [n] broadcast air time, newscast, program, show, simulcast, transmission; concepts 274,293 …   New thesaurus

  • telecast — ► NOUN ▪ a television broadcast. ► VERB ▪ transmit by television. DERIVATIVES telecaster noun …   English terms dictionary

  • telecast — UK [ˈtelɪˌkɑːst] / US [ˈtelɪˌkæst] noun [countable] Word forms telecast : singular telecast plural telecasts mainly American a programme broadcast on television Derived word: telecast UK / US verb transitive Word forms telecast : present tense… …   English dictionary

  • telecast — tel|e|cast [ˈtelika:st US kæst] n [Date: 1900 2000; Origin: tele + broadcast] something that is broadcast on television >telecast v [T] ▪ The game will be telecast live …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • telecast — [c]/ˈtɛləkast / (say teluhkahst), /ˈtɛli / (say telee ) verb (telecast or telecasted, telecasting) –verb (i) 1. to broadcast by television: this station first telecast in 1965. –verb (t) 2. to broadcast (programs, etc.) by television: which… …   Australian English dictionary

  • telecast — telecaster, n. /tel i kast , kahst /, v., telecast or telecasted, telecasting, n. v.t., v.i. 1. to broadcast by television. n. 2. a television broadcast. [1935 40; TELE(VISION) + (BROAD)CAST] * * * …   Universalium

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