webcast


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 event happens
Various local news sites plan to webcast each of the mayoral debates.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • webcast — ► NOUN ▪ a live video broadcast of an event transmitted across the Internet …   English terms dictionary

  • 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 …   English World dictionary

  • 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

  • webcast — ▪ 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 …   Financial and business terms

  • Webcast — Un webcast es un diseño de transmisión a Internet donde transmite un medio en vivo similar a un programa de televisión o una emisora de radio. Las aplicaciones clientes de Webcast permiten que un usuario conecte con un servidor, que está… …   Wikipedia Español

  • 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 — [[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