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or Web·cast·ing

[web-kas-ting, ‐kah-sting]
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noun Computers.
  1. the broadcasting of news, entertainment, etc., using the Internet, specifically the World Wide Web.
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Origin of webcasting

First recorded in 1995–2000; (World Wide) Web + (broad)casting
Also called cy·ber·cast·ing.
Related formsweb·cast, nounweb·cast·er, noun
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  1. a broadcast of an event over the World Wide Weba live webcast of the game
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