telecast

[ tel-i-kast, -kahst ]
/ ˈtɛl ɪˌkæst, -ˌkɑst /

verb (used with or without object), tel·e·cast or tel·e·cast·ed, tel·e·cast·ing.

noun

a television broadcast.

Nearby words

  1. tele-,
  2. tele.,
  3. teleboides,
  4. telecamera,
  5. telecanthus,
  6. telecine,
  7. telecom,
  8. telecommunicate,
  9. telecommunication,
  10. telecommunications

Origin of telecast

First recorded in 1935–40; tele(vision) + (broad)cast

Related formstel·e·cast·er, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for telecasted

telecast

/ (ˈtɛlɪˌkɑːst) /

verb -casts, -casting, -cast or -casted

to broadcast (a programme) by television

noun

a television broadcast
Derived Formstelecaster, noun

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Word Origin and History for telecasted

telecast

n.

1937, from tele(vision) + (broad)cast. The verb is recorded from 1940.

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