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Meaning of BROADCAST

Pronunciation:  'brod`kast

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  message that is transmitted by radio or television
  2. [n]  a radio or television show; "did you see his program last night?"
  3. [adv]  so as to scatter or be distributed widely or in all directions
  4. [adj]  made widely known especially by radio or television; "the broadcast news"; "everyone heard the broadcast rumors"
  5. [adj]  sown by casting over a wide area especially by hand; "the broadcast sowing of wheat"
  6. [v]  cause to become widely known; "spread information"; "circulate a rumor"; "broadcast the news"
  7. [v]  broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television; "We cannot air this X-rated song"
  8. [v]  sow over a wide area, esp. by hand; "broadcast seeds"

BROADCAST is a 9 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: aired, beam, circularise, circularize, circulate, diffuse, disperse, disseminate, distribute, distributed, pass around, program, programme, propagate, publicised, publicized, send, spread, transmit
 See Also: air, bare, carry, chat show, episode, game show, generalise, generalize, giveaway, go around, installment, instalment, interrogate, message, news, news program, news show, popularise, popularize, publicise, publicize, radio broadcast, rebroadcast, rerun, rerun, run, satellite, seed, serial, series, show, simulcast, sitcom, sough, sough, sow, sow, sportscast, sustaining program, talk show, telecast, telecast, televise, television program, television show, TV program, TV show, vulgarise, vulgarize



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Broad"cast`\, n. (Agric.)
    A casting or throwing seed in all directions, as from the
    hand in sowing.
  2. \Broad"cast`\, a.
    1. Cast or dispersed in all directions, as seed from the hand
       in sowing; widely diffused.
    2. Scattering in all directions (as a method of sowing); --
       opposed to planting in hills, or rows.
  3. \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.
Computing Dictionary

A transmission to multiple, unspecified recipients. On Ethernet, a broadcast packet is a special type of multicast packet which all nodes on the network are always willing to receive.

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