narrowcast(redirected from narrowcaster)
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v. nar·row·cast, nar·row·cast·ing, nar·row·casts
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.
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.
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.
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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
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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.
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Past participle: narrowcast/narrowcasted
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