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simulcast

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verb si·mul·cast \ˈsī-məl-ˌkast also ˈsi-\

Simple Definition of simulcast

  • : to broadcast (a program) by radio and television at the same time

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of simulcast

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to broadcast simultaneously (as by radio and television)

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to broadcast (a program) by simulcasting

simulcast

noun

Examples of simulcast in a sentence

  1. The network will simulcast the game on its radio and television stations.



Origin and Etymology of simulcast

simultaneous broadcast


First Known Use: 1948


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