Definition of Broadcast

1. Noun. Message that is transmitted by radio or television.

Generic synonyms: Message
Specialized synonyms: Rebroadcast, Radio Broadcast, Simulcast, Telecast, Newscast



2. Verb. Broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television. "We cannot air this X-rated song"
Exact synonyms: Air, Beam, Send, Transmit
Category relationships: Broadcast Medium, Broadcasting
Generic synonyms: Air, Bare, Publicise, Publicize
Specialized synonyms: Satellite, Sportscast, Telecast, Televise, Interrogate, Rebroadcast, Rerun
Causes: Air
Derivative terms: Air, Beam, Broadcaster, Sender, Transmission, Transmitter

3. Noun. A radio or television show. "Did you see his program last night?"

4. Verb. Sow over a wide area, especially by hand. "Broadcast seeds"
Category relationships: Agriculture, Farming, Husbandry
Generic synonyms: Seed, Sow
Derivative terms: Broadcaster

5. Verb. Cause to become widely known. "Broadcast the news"

Definition of Broadcast

1. n. A casting or throwing seed in all directions, as from the hand in sowing.

2. a. Cast or dispersed in all directions, as seed from the hand in sowing; widely diffused.

3. 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.

Definition of Broadcast

1. Adjective. cast or scattered widely, in all directions ¹

2. Noun. A transmission of a radio or television programme aired to be received by anyone with a receiver. ¹

3. Noun. A programme (show, bulletin, documentary ...) so transmitted. ¹

4. Noun. (dated) The act of scattering seed. ¹

5. Verb. To transmit a message or signal via radio waves or electronic means ¹

6. Verb. To transmit a message over a wide area ¹

7. Verb. To appear as speaker, presenter or performer in a broadcast program ¹

8. Verb. (archaic) To sow seeds over a wide area ¹

9. Verb. To send an email in a single transmission to a (typically large) number of people ¹

10. Verb. (past of broadcast) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Broadcast

1. [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Broadcast

1. 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. 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. A casting or throwing seed in all directions, as from the hand in sowing. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Broadcast

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broadaxe
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broadband
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broadbills
broadbrim
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broadbrims
broadcast (current term)
broadcast-station
broadcast area
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broadcast delay
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broadcast journalist
broadcast medium
broadcast seeding
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broadcastable
broadcasted
broadcaster
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Literary usage of Broadcast

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1. Measurements for Competitiveness in Electronics (1994)
"Direct-broadcast Satellites Direct-broadcast satellites — the second ... Direct-broadcast satellites have the advantage that they are relatively easy to ..."

2. The Book of Wheat: An Economic History and Practical Manual of the Wheat by Peter Tracy Dondlinger (1908)
"Drills and broadcast seeders are made in standard widths of 8, 11 and 14 feet. The tendency in recent years is to drill in the wheat, except perhaps in ..."

3. Civil and Political Rights in Croatia by Ivana Nizich, Željka Markić, Jeri Laber (1995)
"Article 64 of the Law on Telecommunication and Post makes Croatian the official language of radio and television, while permitting programs to be broadcast ..."

4. Georgical Essays by Alexander Hunter (1803)
"A comparative View of two crops of Barley, the one drilled, and t!ie other sown broadcast *. The experiment was made to ascertain the the produce of drilled ..."

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