Associations to the word «Broadcast»


BROADCAST, adjective. ​ cast or scattered widely, in all directions
BROADCAST, adjective. Transmitted, signalled, or communicated via radio waves or electronic means
BROADCAST, adjective. Relating to transmissions of messages or signals via radio waves or electronic means
BROADCAST, noun. A transmission of a radio or television programme aired to be received by anyone with a receiver.
BROADCAST, noun. A programme (show, bulletin, documentary, and so on) so transmitted.
BROADCAST, noun. (dated) The act of scattering seed.
BROADCAST, verb. To transmit a message or signal via radio waves or electronic means
BROADCAST, verb. To transmit a message over a wide area
BROADCAST, verb. To appear as speaker, presenter or performer in a broadcast program
BROADCAST, verb. (archaic) To sow seeds over a wide area
BROADCAST, verb. To send an email in a single transmission to a (typically large) number of people
BROADCAST, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of broadcast
BROADCAST DELAY, noun. (broadcasting) A very brief postponement, achieved by technical means, often used in the public broadcasting of live radio or television programs in order to provide sufficient time to edit out undesired content, such as profanity or coughing.
BROADCAST DELAYS, noun. Plural of broadcast delay
BROADCAST STATION, noun. A station from where a signal is emitted (more commonly a radio station or a television station)
BROADCAST STATIONS, noun. Plural of broadcast station

Dictionary definition

BROADCAST, noun. Message that is transmitted by radio or television.
BROADCAST, noun. A radio or television show; "did you see his program last night?".
BROADCAST, verb. Broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television; "We cannot air this X-rated song".
BROADCAST, verb. Sow over a wide area, especially by hand; "broadcast seeds".
BROADCAST, verb. Cause to become widely known; "spread information"; "circulate a rumor"; "broadcast the news".

Wise words

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