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nar·row·cast

 (năr′ō-kăst′)
v. nar·row·cast, nar·row·cast·ing, nar·row·casts
v.tr.
To communicate or transmit (a signal, a message, or content, such as audio or video programming) to a specific group of recipients simultaneously over a communication network: a mailing list narrowcasting marketing information over the internet.
v.intr.
To communicate or transmit a signal, a message, or content, such as audio or video programming, to a specific group of recipients simultaneously over a communication network.
n.
1. The act or process of narrowcasting a signal, a message, or content, such as audio or video programming.
2. A signal, message, or audio or video program that is narrowcast over a communication network.


nar′row·cast′er n.

narrowcast

(ˈnærəʊˌkɑːst)
vb, -casts, -casting, -cast or -casted
1. (Broadcasting) (tr) to supply (television programmes) to a small area by cable television
2. (Broadcasting) (intr) (of programmers or advertisers) to target a specialized audience on radio or television
ˈnarrowˌcasting n

nar•row•cast

(ˈnær oʊˌkæst, -ˌkɑst)

v.i. -cast -cast•ed, -cast•ing.
to aim a radio or TV program or programming at a specific, limited audience or consumer market.
[1950–55; narrow + (broad)cast]

narrowcast


Past participle: narrowcast/narrowcasted
Gerund: narrowcasting

Imperative
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narrowcast
Present
I narrowcast
you narrowcast
he/she/it narrowcasts
we narrowcast
you narrowcast
they narrowcast
Preterite
I narrowcast/narrowcasted
you narrowcast/narrowcasted
he/she/it narrowcast/narrowcasted
we narrowcast/narrowcasted
you narrowcast/narrowcasted
they narrowcast/narrowcasted
Present Continuous
I am narrowcasting
you are narrowcasting
he/she/it is narrowcasting
we are narrowcasting
you are narrowcasting
they are narrowcasting
Present Perfect
I have narrowcast/narrowcasted
you have narrowcast/narrowcasted
he/she/it has narrowcast/narrowcasted
we have narrowcast/narrowcasted
you have narrowcast/narrowcasted
they have narrowcast/narrowcasted
Past Continuous
I was narrowcasting
you were narrowcasting
he/she/it was narrowcasting
we were narrowcasting
you were narrowcasting
they were narrowcasting
Past Perfect
I had narrowcast/narrowcasted
you had narrowcast/narrowcasted
he/she/it had narrowcast/narrowcasted
we had narrowcast/narrowcasted
you had narrowcast/narrowcasted
they had narrowcast/narrowcasted
Future
I will narrowcast
you will narrowcast
he/she/it will narrowcast
we will narrowcast
you will narrowcast
they will narrowcast
Future Perfect
I will have narrowcast/narrowcasted
you will have narrowcast/narrowcasted
he/she/it will have narrowcast/narrowcasted
we will have narrowcast/narrowcasted
you will have narrowcast/narrowcasted
they will have narrowcast/narrowcasted
Future Continuous
I will be narrowcasting
you will be narrowcasting
he/she/it will be narrowcasting
we will be narrowcasting
you will be narrowcasting
they will be narrowcasting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been narrowcasting
you have been narrowcasting
he/she/it has been narrowcasting
we have been narrowcasting
you have been narrowcasting
they have been narrowcasting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been narrowcasting
you will have been narrowcasting
he/she/it will have been narrowcasting
we will have been narrowcasting
you will have been narrowcasting
they will have been narrowcasting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been narrowcasting
you had been narrowcasting
he/she/it had been narrowcasting
we had been narrowcasting
you had been narrowcasting
they had been narrowcasting
Conditional
I would narrowcast
you would narrowcast
he/she/it would narrowcast
we would narrowcast
you would narrowcast
they would narrowcast
Past Conditional
I would have narrowcast/narrowcasted
you would have narrowcast/narrowcasted
he/she/it would have narrowcast/narrowcasted
we would have narrowcast/narrowcasted
you would have narrowcast/narrowcasted
they would have narrowcast/narrowcasted
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