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Broadcast Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • message that is transmitted by radio or television
  • a radio or television show; "did you see his program last night?"
  • cause to become widely known; "spread information"; "circulate a rumor"; "broadcast the news"
  • broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television; "We cannot air this X-rated song"
  • sow over a wide area, especially by hand; "broadcast seeds"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • message that is transmitted by radio or television ,
  • a radio or television show; "did you see his program last night?"

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Broadcast Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


In communications, such as radio and television, broadcasting means sending information such as television shows or music electronically to a large audience. The information is sent through the air in radio waves,through a wire, or by a communications satellite, and then the television viewers or radio listeners pick up the signal using their television sets and radio receivers. Gugliemo Marconi invented wireless telegraphy, in December 1901 he transmitted first radio signals across the Atlantic Ocean. This was point to point rather than broadcasting, which grew more slowly.

Many countries have public broadcasters, which get funding from the government to broadcast television shows and radio programs. Examples of public broadcasters include the BBC in Britain, NHK in Japan, and the CBC in Canada.



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* Jerry I will not rest until I have you holding a Coke, wearing your own shoe, playing a Sega game *featuring you*, while singing your own song in a new commercial, *starring you*, broadcast during the Superbowl, in a game that you are winning, and I will not *sleep* until that happens. - Jerry Maguire

* My fellow Americans I'm pleased to tell you today that I've signed legislation that will outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in five minutes. (Comment while testing a microphone before a broadcast 11 Aug 84) - Ronald Reagan

* All of the books in the world contain no more information than is broadcast as video in a single large American city in a single year. Not all bits have equal value. - Carl Sagan


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