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broad·cast

 (brôd′kăst′)
v. broad·cast or broad·cast·ed, broad·cast·ing, broad·casts
v.tr.
1. To communicate or transmit (a signal, a message, or content, such as audio or video programming) to numerous recipients simultaneously over a communication network: a radio station that broadcasts news; an agency broadcasting an appeal for donations over the internet.
2. To make known over a wide area: reporters who broadcast unchecked rumors in order to get the story out first; "The birds sang in flight because that was the only way, in this treeless terrain, to broadcast their claims across their chosen pieces of land" (Kenn Kaufman). See Synonyms at announce.
3. To sow (seed) over a wide area, especially by hand.
v.intr.
To communicate or transmit a signal, a message, or content, such as audio or video programming, to numerous recipients simultaneously over a communication network.
n.
1. The act or process of broadcasting a signal, a message, or content, such as audio or video programming.
2. A signal, message, or audio or video program that is broadcast over a communication network: watched the morning news broadcast.
3. The act of scattering seed.
adj.
1.
a. Communicated or transmitted by means of broadcasting, as over a communications network: a broadcast announcement.
b. Of or relating to the broadcasting of audio or video content over communication networks, as in television or radio.
2. Widely known.
3. Scattered over a wide area.
adv.
In a scattered manner.

broad′cast′er n.

broadcast

(ˈbrɔːdˌkɑːst)
vb, -casts, -casting, -cast or -casted
1. (Broadcasting) to transmit (announcements or programmes) on radio or television
2. (Broadcasting) (intr) to take part in a radio or television programme
3. (tr) to make widely known throughout an area: to broadcast news.
4. (tr) to scatter (seed, etc) over an area, esp by hand
n
5. (Broadcasting)
a. a transmission or programme on radio or television
b. (as modifier): a broadcast signal.
6. (Agriculture)
a. the act of scattering seeds
b. (as modifier): the broadcast method of sowing.
adj
dispersed over a wide area: broadcast seeds.
adv
far and wide: seeds to be sown broadcast.
ˈbroadˌcaster n
ˈbroadˌcasting n

broad•cast

(ˈbrɔdˌkæst, -ˌkɑst)

v. -cast -cast•ed, -cast•ing, v.t.
1. to transmit (programs) from a radio or television station.
2. to speak, perform, or present on a radio or television program.
3. to cast or scatter abroad over an area, as seed in sowing.
4. to spread widely; disseminate.
v.i.
5. to transmit programs or signals from a radio or television station.
6. to make something known widely; disseminate something.
7. to speak, perform, or present all or part of a radio or television program.
n.
8. something that is broadcast.
9. a single radio or television program.
10. a single period of broadcasting.
11. a method of sowing by scattering seed.
adj.
12. (of programs) transmitted from a radio or television station.
13. of or pertaining to broadcasting.
14. cast abroad or all over an area, as seed scattered widely.
adv.
15. so as to reach or be cast abroad over a wide area.
[1760–70; orig. as adv.]
broad′cast`er, n.

broadcast


Past participle: broadcasted
Gerund: broadcasting

Imperative
broadcast
broadcast
Present
I broadcast
you broadcast
he/she/it broadcasts
we broadcast
you broadcast
they broadcast
Preterite
I broadcast
you broadcast
he/she/it broadcast
we broadcast
you broadcast
they broadcast
Present Continuous
I am broadcasting
you are broadcasting
he/she/it is broadcasting
we are broadcasting
you are broadcasting
they are broadcasting
Present Perfect
I have broadcasted
you have broadcasted
he/she/it has broadcasted
we have broadcasted
you have broadcasted
they have broadcasted
Past Continuous
I was broadcasting
you were broadcasting
he/she/it was broadcasting
we were broadcasting
you were broadcasting
they were broadcasting
Past Perfect
I had broadcasted
you had broadcasted
he/she/it had broadcasted
we had broadcasted
you had broadcasted
they had broadcasted
Future
I will broadcast
you will broadcast
he/she/it will broadcast
we will broadcast
you will broadcast
they will broadcast
Future Perfect
I will have broadcasted
you will have broadcasted
he/she/it will have broadcasted
we will have broadcasted
you will have broadcasted
they will have broadcasted
Future Continuous
I will be broadcasting
you will be broadcasting
he/she/it will be broadcasting
we will be broadcasting
you will be broadcasting
they will be broadcasting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been broadcasting
you have been broadcasting
he/she/it has been broadcasting
we have been broadcasting
you have been broadcasting
they have been broadcasting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been broadcasting
you will have been broadcasting
he/she/it will have been broadcasting
we will have been broadcasting
you will have been broadcasting
they will have been broadcasting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been broadcasting
you had been broadcasting
he/she/it had been broadcasting
we had been broadcasting
you had been broadcasting
they had been broadcasting
Conditional
I would broadcast
you would broadcast
he/she/it would broadcast
we would broadcast
you would broadcast
they would broadcast
Past Conditional
I would have broadcasted
you would have broadcasted
he/she/it would have broadcasted
we would have broadcasted
you would have broadcasted
they would have broadcasted

broadcast

A method of spreading seed (or fertilizer) evenly over a wide area by scattering.

Broadcast

A form of small-grain planting in which the seed was scattered randomly and not in rows. Broadcasting was usually done by hand, with the seed being carried in a sack.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.broadcast - message that is transmitted by radio or televisionbroadcast - message that is transmitted by radio or television
message - a communication (usually brief) that is written or spoken or signaled; "he sent a three-word message"
rebroadcast - a broadcast that repeated at a later time
radio broadcast - a broadcast via radio
simulcast - a broadcast that is carried simultaneously by radio and television (or by FM and AM radio)
telecast - a television broadcast
newscast - a broadcast of news or commentary on the news
2.broadcast - a radio or television show; "did you see his program last night?"
show - a social event involving a public performance or entertainment; "they wanted to see some of the shows on Broadway"
news program, news show, news - a program devoted to current events, often using interviews and commentary; "we watch the 7 o'clock news every night"
rerun - a program that is broadcast again; "she likes to watch `I love Lucy' reruns"
chat show, talk show - a program during which well-known people discuss a topic or answer questions telephoned in by the audience; "in England they call a talk show a chat show"
television program, television show, TV program, TV show - a program broadcast by television
game show, giveaway - a television or radio program in which contestants compete for awards
serial, series - a serialized set of programs; "a comedy series"; "the Masterworks concert series"
instalment, installment, episode - a part of a broadcast serial
sustaining program - a program without a commercial sponsor
Verb1.broadcast - broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or televisionbroadcast - broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television; "We cannot air this X-rated song"
broadcast medium, broadcasting - a medium that disseminates via telecommunications
publicize, bare, publicise, air - make public; "She aired her opinions on welfare"
satellite - broadcast or disseminate via satellite
sportscast - broadcast a sports event
telecast, televise - broadcast via television; "The Royal wedding was televised"
interrogate - transmit (a signal) for setting off an appropriate response, as in telecommunication
rebroadcast, rerun - broadcast again, as of a film
2.broadcast - sow over a wide area, especially by hand; "broadcast seeds"
farming, husbandry, agriculture - the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
sow, seed - place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth; "She sowed sunflower seeds"
3.broadcast - cause to become widely known; "spread information"; "circulate a rumor"; "broadcast the news"
publicize, bare, publicise, air - make public; "She aired her opinions on welfare"
podcast - distribute (multimedia files) over the internet for playback on a mobile device or a personal computer
sow - introduce into an environment; "sow suspicion or beliefs"
circulate, go around, spread - become widely known and passed on; "the rumor spread"; "the story went around in the office"
popularise, popularize, vulgarise, vulgarize, generalise, generalize - cater to popular taste to make popular and present to the general public; bring into general or common use; "They popularized coffee in Washington State"; "Relativity Theory was vulgarized by these authors"
carry, run - include as the content; broadcast or publicize; "We ran the ad three times"; "This paper carries a restaurant review"; "All major networks carried the press conference"

broadcast

noun
1. transmission, show, programme, telecast, webcast a broadcast on the national radio
verb
1. transmit, show, send, air, radio, cable, beam, send out, relay, televise, disseminate, put on the air CNN also broadcasts programmes in Europe.
2. make public, report, announce, publish, spread, advertise, proclaim, circulate, disseminate, promulgate, shout from the rooftops (informal) Don't broadcast your business outside the family.

broadcast

verb
1. To make (information) generally known:
Idioms: spread far and wide, spread the word.
2. To bring to public notice or make known publicly:
Translations
أذاعإذاعةإذاعَةبَرْنامَجٌ إذاعي أو تلفزيونيتلفزة
vysílánívysílatprogramrelacerozšířit
sendeudsendelsespredetransmittere
lähettää radiossa tai televisiossalähetys
emisijaemitirati
adásközhírré tesz
útbreiîaútvarpaútvarpsòáttur
放送放送する
방송방송하다
ištriūbytilaidapaskleistiradijo laidų vedėjastelevizijos laidų vedėjas
izplatītpārraidītradioraidījumstelevīzijas pārraide
oddajaoddajati
sändasändning
กระจายเสียง เผยแพร่การออกรายการอากาศ
yayınyayın yapmakyayınlamakyaymakherkese duyurmak
chương trình phát sóngphát sóng

broadcast

[ˈbrɔːdkɑːst] (broadcast (vb: pt, pp))
A. N (Rad, TV) → emisión f, programa m
B. VT
1. (TV) [+ match, event] → transmitir (Rad) → emitir, radiar
2. (Agr) → sembrar a voleo
3. (fig) [+ news, rumour] → divulgar, difundir
C. VI (TV, Rad) [station] → transmitir, emitir; [person] → hablar por la radio/televisión
D. ADV [sow] → a voleo
E. CPD (Agr) [seed] → sembrado a voleo
broadcast journalism Nperiodismo m de radio y televisión
broadcast journalist Nperiodista mf de radio y televisión
broadcast media NPLmedios mpl de radiodifusión y teledifusión
broadcast news Nnoticias fpl de radio y televisión
broadcast satellite Nsatélite m de retransmisiones

broadcast

[ˈbrɔːdkɑːst]
némission f
vt [+ radio programme] → diffuser; [+ television programme] → téléviser
The interview was broadcast all over the world → L'interview a été diffusée dans le monde entier.
to broadcast sth live → retransmettre qch en direct
vi [radio station] → émettre; [TV channel] → diffuser ses programmes

broadcast

vb: pret, ptp <broadcast>
n (Rad, TV) → Sendung f; (of match etc)Übertragung f; broadcasts plProgramm nt, → Sendungen pl
vt
(Rad, TV) → senden, ausstrahlen; football match, eventübertragen
(fig) news, rumour etcverbreiten
(Agr) seedaussäen
vi (Rad, TV, station) → senden; (person)im Rundfunk/Fernsehen sprechen; we’re not broadcasting tonightheute Abend strahlen wir kein Programm aus

broadcast

[ˈbrɔːdˌkɑːst] (broadcast (vb: pt, pp))
1. n (TV, Radio) → trasmissione f
2. vt (TV) → (tele)trasmettere, mandare in onda (Radio) → (radio)trasmettere, mandare in onda (fig) (news, rumour) → diffondere
don't broadcast it! → non spargerlo ai quattro venti!
3. vi (station) → trasmettere; (person) → fare una trasmissione

broadcast

(ˈbroːdkaːst) past tense, past participle ˈbroadcast verb
1. to send out (radio and TV programmes etc). He broadcasts regularly.
2. to make (something) widely known.
noun
a television or radio programme. I heard his broadcast last night.
ˈbroadcaster noun
ˈbroadcasting noun

broadcast

إذاعَة, يُذيع vysílání, vysílat sende, udsendelse übertragen, Übertragung εκπέμπω, εκπομπή emisión, emitir lähettää radiossa tai televisiossa, lähetys diffuser, émission emisija, emitirati trasmettere, trasmissione 放送, 放送する 방송, 방송하다 uitzenden, uitzending kringkaste, kringkasting nadać, transmisja transmissão, transmitir транслировать, трансляция sända, sändning กระจายเสียง เผยแพร่, การออกรายการอากาศ yayın, yayın yapmak chương trình phát sóng, phát sóng 广播
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He began to roar a song and stamp back and forth before the foot-lights, wildly waving a glossy silk hat and throwing leers, or smiles, broadcast.
The new era began; the king was tried, doomed, and beheaded; the Republic of Liberty, Equality, Fraternity, or Death, declared for victory or death against the world in arms; the black flag waved night and day from the great towers of Notre Dame; three hundred thousand men, summoned to rise against the tyrants of the earth, rose from all the varying soils of France, as if the dragon's teeth had been sown broadcast, and had yielded fruit equally on hill and plain, on rock, in gravel, and alluvial mud, under the bright sky of the South and under the clouds of the North, in fell and forest, in the vineyards and the olive-grounds and among the cropped grass and the stubble of the corn, along the fruitful banks of the broad rivers, and in the sand of the sea-shore.
Now the sights and sounds of this ceremony are broadcast instantaneously to billions around the world.
However, as certain men have fertile, false, and useful vices, Fouquet, in scattering broadcast millions of money in the construction of this palace, had found a means of gathering, as the result of his generous profusion, three illustrious men together: Levau, the architect of the building; Lenotre, the designer of the gardens; and Lebrun, the decorator of the apartments.
Cultivated plains soon appear, where are united all the productions of the northern and tropical floras, terminating in prairies abounding with pineapples and yams, tobacco, rice, cotton-plants, and sugar-canes, which extend beyond reach of sight, flinging their riches broadcast with careless prodigality.
Shirking and sharking in all their many varieties have been sown broadcast by the ill-fated cause; and even those who have contemplated its history from the outermost circle of such evil have been insensibly tempted into a loose way of letting bad things alone to take their own bad course, and a loose belief that if the world go wrong it was in some off-hand manner never meant to go right.
Then he happened on a job to translate the advertisements of patent medicines which were sent broadcast to the medical profession in England.
The work was of the same character as that which he had just been engaged on, but with the greater directness which surgery has than medicine; and a larger proportion of the patients suffered from those two diseases which a supine public allows, in its prudishness, to be spread broadcast.
These parties were of the collecting hordes of the Waziri and their allies which Basuli had scattered his messengers broadcast to summon.
They availed themselves of the rare privilege to the fullest extent, for some tried the pleasing experiment of drinking mild while standing on their heads, others lent a charm to leapfrog by eating pie in the pauses of the game, cookies were sown broadcast over the field, and apple turnovers roosted in the trees like a new style of bird.
She never created a friend, but seemed always to be sowing broadcast the dragon's teeth, whence sprung a harvest of armed enemies, against whom she rushed to battle.
A sweep of chilly air passed by, rustling all the leaves and snow- ing the flaky ashes broadcast about the fire.