[pod-kast, ‐kahst]Digital Technology
- a digital audio or video file or recording, usually part of a themed series, that can be downloaded from a website to a media player or computer: Download or subscribe to daily, one-hour podcasts of our radio show.
- to record and upload as a podcast: He podcasts once a week on various topics. She podcasts her lectures.
Origin of podcast
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Examples from the Web for podcast
Hell, he says Koenig never referred to it as Serial or even as a podcast.The Deal With Serial’s Jay? He’s Pissed Off, Mucks Up Our Timeline
December 31, 2014
On the podcast, Blanc says he couch-surfed and lived in his car for several months.
By 2009, according to the podcast, Blanc was in college at “a top school in Europe” and “hated everything about it.”
The mood was lightened considerably by the co-hosts of the podcast “Mom and Dad Are Fighting.”Want Blue Eyes With That Baby?: The Strange New World of Human Reproduction
November 24, 2014
He wants to launch a podcast that dissects X-Files episodes.Silicon Valley’s Kumail Nanjiani and the Most High-Brow Dick Joke Ever
June 2, 2014
- an audio file similar to a radio broadcast, which can be downloaded and listened to on a computer, mp3 player, mobile phone, etc
- (intr) to create such files and make them available for downloading
- (tr) to make (music, interviews, etc) available using this format
from i (Pod) + broad (cast)
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Word Origin and History for podcast
2004, noun and verb, from pod-, from iPod, brand of portable media player, + second element abstracted from broadcast. Related: Podcasting.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper