simulcast

verb
si·mul·cast | \ ˈsī-məl-ˌkast 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

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simulcast noun

Examples of simulcast in a Sentence

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

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Gow Media’s two Houston sports radio stations at 97.5 FM and 94.1 FM will begin Monday simulcasting three local shows, station owner David Gow said Friday. David Barron, Houston Chronicle, "Houston sports radio stations announce new program lineup," 8 June 2018 The NFL Network and Fox will team up to simulcast live coverage of the three rounds of the NFL Draft. David Humphrey, star-telegram, "Here's your Texas-style 2018 NFL Draft guide | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 20 Apr. 2018 The league said in a press release that the first three rounds of the draft will be simultaneously broadcast on ESPN, Fox and NFL Network, while the final four rounds April 28 will now be simulcast on ABC. Tom Schad, USA TODAY, "Fox, ESPN expand coverage of NFL draft," 21 Mar. 2018 As part of the Bellatro deal, Viacom will put a minimum of seven live Bellator fights on DAZN and will also simulcast the 15 fights that air live on Paramount Network each year. Marisa Guthrie, The Hollywood Reporter, "Bellator and Perform Group Strike Major Streaming Deal," 26 June 2018 Without some sort of subsidy, Gural said, the track could be forced to just offer sports betting and simulcasting. Washington Post, "APNewsBreak: Meadowlands plans sports betting near NYC," 22 June 2018 SiriusXM, a subscription satellite radio and online streaming service, will simulcast the audio of Fox’s TV broadcasts. Jonathan Tannenwald, Philly.com, "Full World Cup schedule: TV, streaming and radio information for every match," 13 June 2018 The two stations will simulcast the John Granato-Lance Zierlein show from 7-9 a.m., Charlie Pallilo from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and Fred Faour-A.J. Hoffman from 4-7 p.m., Gow said. David Barron, Houston Chronicle, "Houston sports radio stations announce new program lineup," 8 June 2018 The 97-acre site offers slots and electronic table games, dining and entertainment and live and simulcast horse racing. Austen Hufford, WSJ, "MGM Resorts to Buy New York Casino for About $605 Million," 29 May 2018

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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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simulcast

verb

English Language Learners Definition of simulcast

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

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