si·​mul·​cast | \ ˈsī-məl-ˌkast How to pronounce simulcast (audio) also ˈsi- \
simulcast also simulcasted; simulcasting

Definition of simulcast

intransitive verb

: to broadcast simultaneously (as by radio and television)

transitive verb

: to broadcast (a program) by simulcasting

Other Words from simulcast

simulcast noun

Examples of simulcast in a Sentence

The network will simulcast the game on its radio and television stations.
Recent Examples on the Web This season is the first time that Amazon will have exclusive rights to Thursday Night Football, after having simulcast the games from broadcast partners in recent years (albeit with its own alternative audio feeds). Alex Weprin, The Hollywood Reporter, 1 Aug. 2022 Other New England stations in Manchester, N.H. (WMUR), Portland-Auburn, Maine (WMTW), and Burlington, Vermont (WPTZ) will simulcast WCVB’s broadcast, with the race also to be live-streamed on Very Local Boston. Globe Staff,, 22 June 2022 Crunchyroll will then simulcast the series from Japan in more than 200 countries and territories around the world in 2023. Patrick Brzeski, The Hollywood Reporter, 17 June 2022 The main show will be hosted by Vanessa Hudgens and will simulcast across BET, BET Her, CMT, Comedy Central, Logo, MTV2, Nick at Night, Paramount Network, Pop, TV Land and VH1 and will air internationally on MTV in over 170 countries. Emily Longeretta, Variety, 1 June 2022 Internationally, the show will simulcast on BET Africa, BET France and will be available to watch on My5 and Sky On-Demand in the UK, as well as BET Pluto in the UK and Brazil. Paul Grein, Billboard, 23 June 2022 Fox Deportes will also simulcast live coverage of the Group and Best in Show competitions. cleveland, 18 June 2022 This year that network is going to simulcast four ESPN games, plus broadcast a game alone. Los Angeles Times, 12 May 2022 And there were even plans to simulcast a live performance to thousands of fans at Nationals Park on Sept. 26. Washington Post, 13 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of simulcast

1948, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

History and Etymology for simulcast

simultaneous broadcast

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8 Aug 2022

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“Simulcast.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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