Definition of webcast
: a transmission of sound and images (as of an event) via the World Wide Web
webcastverb, often capitalized
webcasternoun, often capitalized
Recent Examples of webcast from the Web
Irvin held the webcast after having been in office as mayor for three weeks.
Digital Defense is a live webcast featuring Bloomberg Technology cybercrimes reporter Jordan Robertson.
Cliburn chief executive Jacques Marquis said the webcast of the competition has had mroe than 600,000 views, more than the entire 2013 competition.
AT&T responded that the editing was a mistake made by an outside vendor that ran counter to the company’s policy, which is purportedly to block obscenity from the all-ages webcast — but not political commentary.
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Origin and Etymology of webcast
World Wide Web + broadcast
First Known Use: 1995
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