▪ I. webcast web‧cast 1 [ˈwebkɑːst ǁ -kæst] noun [countable]COMPUTING an event that is broadcast on the Internet as it is happening:
• There will be a live webcast of the total solar eclipse.[m0] ▪ II. webcast web‧cast 2 verb webcast PTandPP [intransitive, transitive]COMPUTING to broadcast an event on the Internet, at the time the event is happening:
• Various local news sites plan to webcast each of the mayoral debates.
* * *Ⅰ.webcast UK US (also Webcast) /ˈwebkɑːst/ US /ˈwebkæst/ noun [C] IT, INTERNET► an event or programme that is broadcast on the internet: »
An analyst appeared in a webcast touting a new share - a practice which is explicitly banned.»
She produces her own weekly webcast.»
The company has secured the webcast rights for the show.Ⅱ.webcast UK US (also Webcast) /ˈwebkɑːst/ US /ˈwebkæst/ verb [I or T] IT, INTERNET► to broadcast something on the internet: »
They are negotiating for the rights to webcast world championship events.»
The official announcement will be webcast live.webcasting noun [U]► »
The company generates significant revenue from its webcasting rights.
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webcast — [web′kast΄] n. 〚Web (see WEB, n. 8) + (BROAD)CAST〛 something, as a performance or other public event, transmitted for a large audience over the World Wide Web * * * web·cast (wĕbʹkăst ) n … Universalium
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Webcast — A webcast is a media file distributed over the Internet using streaming media technology. As a broadcast may either be live or recorded, similarly, a webcast may either be distributed live or recorded. Essentially, webcasting is “broadcasting”… … Wikipedia
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webcast — UK [ˈwebˌkɑːst] / US [ˈwebˌkæst] noun [countable] Word forms webcast : singular webcast plural webcasts computing a broadcast on the Internet Derived word: webcast UK / US verb intransitive/transitive Word forms webcast : present tense… … English dictionary
Webcast — Ein Webcast ist dem Zweck nach ähnlich einer Radio oder Fernsehsendung, jedoch für das Medium Internet konzipiert und – im Falle eines Live Webcasts – durch die Möglichkeit der Interaktion einer Radio oder Fernsehübertragung auch voraus. Der… … Deutsch Wikipedia
webcast — web|cast1 [ˈwebka:st US kæst] n an event such as a musical performance which you can listen to or watch on the Internet webcast 2 webcast2 past tense and past participle webcast v [I and T] to broadcast an event on the Internet, at the time the… … Dictionary of contemporary English
webcast — [[t]we̱bkɑːst, kæst[/t]] webcasts also Webcast N COUNT A webcast is an event such as a musical performance which you can listen to or watch on the Internet … English dictionary
webcast — noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: World Wide Web + broadcast Date: 1995 a transmission of sound and images (as of an event) via the World Wide Web • webcast verb, often capitalized • webcaster noun, often capitalized … New Collegiate Dictionary