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variants or British colourcast
plural -s
: a television broadcast in color


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variants or British colourcast
colorcast also colorcasted; colorcast also colorcasted; colorcasting; colorcasts
: to broadcast in color over television

Word History



color + telecast

First Known Use


1947, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of colorcast was in 1947

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“Colorcast.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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