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livestream

or live stream

[ lahyv-streem ]
/ ˈlaɪvˌstrim /
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verb (used with object)

Sometimes live-stream . to transmit or receive (video of an event, especially with commentary) on the internet while the event is taking place: Players were livestreaming walk-throughs of the video game before its official release date.

noun

a video of an event, especially with commentary, distributed on the internet while the event is taking place: The livestream of the debate will be annotated by fact-checkers.

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Origin of livestream

First recorded in 2010–15; live2 (in the sense “not taped, happening now”) + stream (in the sense “data flow”)
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British Dictionary definitions for livestream

livestream
/ (ˈlaɪvˌstriːm) /

verb

to broadcast (an event) on the internet as it happens

noun

a live broadcast of an event on the internet
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