I. adjective Date: 1767 1. cast or scattered in all directions 2. made public by means of radio or television 3. of or relating to radio or television broadcasting II. verb (broadcast; also broadcasted; broadcasting) Date: 1813 transitive verb 1. to scatter or sow (as seed) over a broad area 2. to make widely known 3. to transmit or make public by means of radio or television intransitive verb 1. to transmit a broadcast 2. to speak or perform on a broadcast program • broadcaster noun III. adverb Date: 1814 to or over a broad area IV. noun Date: 1922 1. the act of transmitting sound or images by radio or television 2. a single radio or television program

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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

  • Broadcast — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Broadcast puede designar: Broadcast (informática), transmisión de un paquete que será recibido por todos los dispositivos en una red. El Dominio de difusión, más conocido como dominio broadcast en inglés, un segmento …   Wikipedia Español

  • Broadcast — Broadcast  передача (вещание) сигналов, например аудио/видео: В Викисловаре есть статья «broadcast» Broadcasting  маршрутизация …   Википедия

  • 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

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