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Noun: broadcast  'brod,kãst
  1. Message that is transmitted by radio or television
  2. A radio or television show
    "did you see his broadcast last night?";
    - program [N. Amer], programme [Brit, Cdn]
Verb: broadcast (broadcast, also broadcasted)  'brod,kãst
  1. (broadcast medium) broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television
    "We cannot broadcast this X-rated song";
    - air, send, beam, transmit
  2. (farming) sow over a wide area, especially by hand
    "broadcast seeds"
  3. Cause to become widely known
    "broadcast the news";
    - circulate, circularize, circularise [Brit], distribute, disseminate, propagate, spread, diffuse, disperse, pass around

Derived forms: broadcasted, broadcast, broadcasts, broadcasting

Type of: air, bare, message, publicise [Brit], publicize, seed, show, sow

Encyclopedia: Broadcast, unknown-unicast and multicast traffic