newscast

[ nooz-kast, -kahst, nyooz- ]
/ ˈnuzˌkæst, -ˌkɑst, ˈnyuz- /

noun

a broadcast of news on radio or television.

Nearby words

  1. newsagent,
  2. newsbeat,
  3. newsboard,
  4. newsboy,
  5. newsbreak,
  6. newscaster,
  7. newsdealer,
  8. newsdesk,
  9. newsflash,
  10. newsgathering

Origin of newscast

First recorded in 1925–30; news + (broad)cast

Related formsnews·cast·er, nounnews·cast·ing, noun

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Examples from the Web for newscasting

  • From the newscasting instrument came a flash of red that filled the room.

    Two Thousand Miles Below|Charles Willard Diffin


British Dictionary definitions for newscasting

newscast

/ (ˈnjuːzˌkɑːst) /

noun

a radio or television broadcast of the news
Derived Formsnewscaster, noun

Word Origin for newscast

C20: from news + (broad) cast

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Word Origin and History for newscasting

newscast

n.

1930, from news + -cast, from broadcast.

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