webcast

noun, often capitalized
web·​cast | \ ˈweb-ˌkast How to pronounce webcast (audio) \

Definition of webcast

: a transmission of sound and images (as of an event) via the World Wide Web

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Other Words from webcast

webcast verb, often capitalized
webcaster noun, often capitalized

Examples of webcast in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Trump’s dealings with Kim Jong Un to come up this morning when U.S. Korea Commander Gen. Robert Abrams takes part in a webcast hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies at 9:45 a.m. Jamie Mcintyre, Washington Examiner, "President Trump loves the military, just not its leaders, according to Woodward’s book," 10 Sep. 2020 Fans can purchase the HD webcast for $14.99 to watch live tonight and on-demand anytime over Labor Day weekend until Monday, Sept. 7. Heran Mamo, Billboard, "Here's What to Watch This Labor Day Weekend," 4 Sep. 2020 The webcast will premiere live on the organization's Facebook page on Wednesday, Sept. 9 at 6 p.m. Sonia Ramirez, Houston Chronicle, "TUTS launches new webcast series and podcast," 3 Sep. 2020 For the holiday weekend Pearl Jam has unearthed its Aug. 8, 2018 home town show from Seattle’s Safeco Field for a webcast at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4, via nugs.tv. cleveland, "Pearl Jam, Dave Matthews Band top this week’s virtual concert picks," 2 Sep. 2020 Dillon Rice said on the company's launch webcast as fire erupted from the base of the rocket. William Harwood, CBS News, "Dramatic last-second launch abort grounds NRO spy satellite," 29 Aug. 2020 Transparency Report in a live webcast with their 276,000 employees. Ellen Mcgirt, Fortune, "PwC releases its first-ever diversity report," 27 Aug. 2020 The company's webcast of the launch, embedded below, is scheduled to begin at 1:52am EDT (05:52 UTC) Thursday. Eric Berger, Ars Technica, "The big Delta IV Heavy rocket will try to loft a classified mission tonight," 26 Aug. 2020 After seeking out advice in an online question-and-answer session with the Philadelphia Orchestra, she was invited to perform her recital on the renowned body's live webcast as the lead-in to a rebroadcast of one of the orchestra's performances. Michael R. Sisak, Star Tribune, "Philadelphia Orchestra salvages a student's canceled graduate recital," 7 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of webcast

1995, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for webcast

World Wide Web + broadcast

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The first known use of webcast was in 1995

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Last Updated

19 Sep 2020

Cite this Entry

“Webcast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/webcast. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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