si·​mul·​cast | \ ˈsī-məl-ˌkast also ˈsi- How to pronounce simulcast (audio) \
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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Other Words from simulcast

simulcast noun

Examples of simulcast in a Sentence

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

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The deal further solidifies MSNBC, which is simulcasting next week’s debate with NBC News, as a friendly forum for Democrats. Washington Post, "MSNBC deal with South Carolina Dems rankles media," 19 June 2019 Scheduled for August 9-10, the event — which has been hosted by Hybels for 20 years — was originally supposed to be simulcast at almost 700 churches worldwide. Tara Isabella Burton, Vox, "Megachurch pastor resigns to protest his church’s handling of sexual misconduct allegations," 7 Aug. 2018 The gates open at 10:30 a.m. and the first live race will be at 1:35 p.m. The Kentucky Derby will be simulcast; post time is 5:34 p.m. Central. Sandy Guerra-cline, star-telegram, "The top 10 list: Hats off to spring, hats on for Derby Day in Grand Prairie | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 2 May 2018 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

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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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The first known use of simulcast was in 1948

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English Language Learners Definition of simulcast

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

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