Dictionary.com

narrowcast

[ nar-oh-kast, -kahst ]
/ 藞n忙r o蕣藢k忙st, -藢k蓱st /
Save This Word!

verb (used without object), nar路row路cast or nar路row路cast路ed, nar路row路cast路ing.Radio and Television.
to aim a program or programming at a specific, limited audience or sales market.
QUIZ
CUDDLE UP! A COZY QUIZ ON FALL WORDS HAS ARRIVED
If autumn is your ideal season, spice up your repertoire of "fall" vocabulary with this quiz on some warm and vivid descriptive words for the season.
Question 1 of 10
Which of the following words means 鈥渢o make a crackling sound; crackle鈥?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of narrowcast

1770鈥80, for an earlier sense; narrow(broad)cast

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH narrowcast

broadcast, narrowcast , simulcast
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 漏 Random House, Inc. 2021

British Dictionary definitions for narrowcast

narrowcast
/ (藞n忙r蓹蕣藢k蓱藧st) /

verb -casts, -casting, -cast or -casted
(tr) to supply (television programmes) to a small area by cable television
(intr) (of programmers or advertisers) to target a specialized audience on radio or television
Compare broadcast

Derived forms of narrowcast

narrowcasting, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK