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podcast

play
noun pod·cast \ˈpäd-ˌkast\

Definition of podcast

  1. :  a program (as of music or talk) made available in digital format for automatic download over the Internet

podcast verb
podcaster noun


Origin of podcast

iPod, trademark for a portable media player + broadcast


First Known Use: 2004


PODCAST Defined for Kids

podcast

noun pod·cast \ˈpäd-ˌkast\

Definition of podcast for Students

  1. :  a program (as of music or talk) made available in digital format to be downloaded automatically over the Internet





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