- (RP) IPA: /ˈbɹɔːdkɑːst/, /-kæst/
- (GA) IPA: /ˈbɹɔdkæst/
- (Canada) IPA: /ˈbɹɑdkæst/
cast#Verb|Cast or scattered widely in all directions; cast abroad.
- 1923, Song Ong Siang, “The Tenth Decade (1909–19): First Part”, in One Hundred Years’ History of the Chinese in Singapore: […], London: John Murray, […], OCLC 417315791 ↗, page 444 ↗:
- They alleged that, as soon as the Opium Commission was appointed, the various anti-opium organisations began to be extremely active and a determined campaign was carried on against the use of the drug by the circulation of a mass of anti-opium literature and the broadcast distribution of handbills and pamphlets.
- Communicated, signal#Verb|signalled, or transmitted through radio waves or electronic means.
- Relating to transmissions of message#Noun|messages or signal#Noun|signals through radio waves or electronic means.
- German: weit verstreut
- Widely in all directions; abroad.
- (agriculture, horticulture, archaic) By having its seed#Noun|seeds sown over a wide area.
broadcast (plural broadcasts)
- A transmission of a radio#Noun|radio or television programme intended to be received by anyone with a receiver.
- A programme#Noun|programme (bulletin, documentary, show#Noun|show, etc.) so transmitted.
- Antonyms: narrowcast
- (agriculture, horticulture, archaic) The act of scatter#Verb|scattering seed#Noun|seed; a crop#Noun|crop grown from such seed.
- French: émission
- German: Sendung, Übertragung, Ausstrahlung, Rundfunk
- Italian: trasmissione, emissione, diffusione
- Portuguese: difusão, transmissão
- Russian: переда́ча
- Spanish: emisión
broadcast (broadcasts, present participle broadcasting; past and past participle broadcast)
- (transitive) To transmit a message#Noun|message or signal#Noun|signal through radio waves or electronic means.
- Synonyms: air, transmit
- Antonyms: narrowcast
- (transitive) To transmit a message over a wide area; specifically, to send an email in a single#Adjective|single transmission to a (typically large) number of people.
- (intransitive) To appear as a performer, presenter, or speaker in a broadcast programme.
- (transitive, agriculture, horticulture, archaic) To sow seed#Noun|seeds over a wide area.
- French: diffuser, radiodiffuser
- German: senden, verbreiten, ausstrahlen, übertragen
- Italian: trasmettere, diffondere, andare in onda, radiodiffondere, radiotrasmettere, mandare in onda
- Portuguese: transmitir
- Russian: веща́ть
- Spanish: transmitir, emitir