Crossword clues for broadcast
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Broadcast \Broad"cast`\, a.
Cast or dispersed in all directions, as seed from the hand in sowing; widely diffused.
Scattering in all directions (as a method of sowing); -- opposed to planting in hills, or rows.
Broadcast \Broad"cast`\, adv. So as to scatter or be scattered in all directions; so as to spread widely, as seed from the hand in sowing, or news from the press.
Broadcast \Broad"cast`\, n.
(Agric.) A casting or throwing seed in all directions, as from the hand in sowing.
an act of broadcasting; specifically, a program in which sounds or images are transmitted in all directions from a radio or television station; -- usually referring to a scheduled program on a commercial or public service radio or television station, using the normal radio frequencies for those media, in contrast to a radiotelephone conversation, which may also be transmitted in all directions, but is intended for receipt by a base station in the telephone network.
Broadcast \Broad"cast`\, v.
to cast or disperse in all directions, as seed from the hand in sowing; to diffuse widely.
to transmit (sounds, images, or other signals) in all directions from a radio or television station.
to disseminate (information, a speech, an advertisement, etc.) from a radio or television station.
to spread (information, news, gossip) widely by any means.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1767, adjective, in reference to the spreading of seed, from broad (adj.) + past participle of cast (v.). Figurative use is recorded from 1785. Modern media use began with radio (1922, adjective and noun). As a verb, recorded from 1813 in an agricultural sense, 1829 in a figurative sense, 1921 in reference to radio.
1 (senseid en omnidirectionally)cast or scattered widely, in all directions 2 transmitted, signalled, or communicated via radio waves or electronic means 3 relating to transmissions of messages or signals via radio waves or electronic means n. 1 A transmission of a radio or television programme aired to be received by anyone with a receiver. 2 A programme (show, bulletin, documentary, and so on) so transmitted. 3 (context dated English) The act of scattering seed. v
1 To transmit a message or signal via radio waves or electronic means 2 To transmit a message over a wide area 3 To appear as speaker, presenter or performer in a broadcast program 4 (context archaic English) To sow seeds over a wide area 5 To send an email in a single transmission to a (typically large) number of people 6 (en-past of: broadcast)
n. message that is transmitted by radio or television
sow over a wide area, especially by hand; "broadcast seeds"
cause to become widely known; "spread information"; "circulate a rumor"; "broadcast the news" [syn: circulate, circularize, circularise, distribute, disseminate, propagate, spread, diffuse, disperse, pass around]
Broadcast or Broadcasting may refer to:
- Broadcasting, the transmission of audio and video signals
- Broadcast, an individual television program or radio program
- Broadcast (band), an English electronic music band
- Broadcasting..., a Comeback Kid album released in 2007
- Broadcast (Cutting Crew album), a 1986 rock album by Cutting Crew
- Broadcast (Meese album), a 2009 indie rock album by Meese
- Broadcast (magazine), a weekly newspaper for the UK TV and radio industry
- Broadcast Twelve Records, a British record label of the 1920s
- Broadcast sowing, a method of hand sowing of seeds
In computer networking:
- Broadcast address, an IP address allowing information to be sent to all machines on a given subnet
- Broadcasting (networking), transmitting a packet that will be received by every device on the network
- Broadcast domain, a logical area where any computer connected to the network can directly transmit to any other
Broadcast's original members were Trish Keenan (vocals), Roj Stevens (keyboards), Tim Felton (guitar), James Cargill (bass) and Steve Perkins (drums). Various other drummers played with the band, including Keith York, Phil Jenkins, Jeremy Barnes and Neil Bullock. As of 2005, the group consisted of the duo of Keenan and Cargill. Following the 2011 death of Keenan, Cargill remained as the only member.
Broadcast is the debut studio album by the English rock band Cutting Crew. It was released on 30 July 1986 in Europe with different packaging eight months before it was released in the United States. For the American version, four tracks were remixed ("Any Colour", "One for the Mockingbird", "I've Been in Love Before" and " (I Just) Died in Your Arms"), all of which were the singles from the album. The current American CD in print is the European version but with the American packaging. It was the first album to be released in the United States by Virgin Records' new American imprint, Virgin Records America.
Broadcast was re-released by Cherry Red Records on 24 May 2010, with bonus tracks including for the 1st time ever on CD "For the Longest Time", the B-side of "(I Just) Died In Your Arms".
Broadcast is a weekly magazine for the United Kingdom television and radio industry. It covers a wide range of news and issues affecting the professional broadcast market in the UK. Broadcast has regular weekly sections covering news, commissioning, facilities, analysis, opinion, interview, platforms, production and ratings. Broadcast also often has a special feature covering an issue relevant to the industry. It is owned by Media Business Insight, a publishing, events and information business that also includes Screen International and Shots.
Broadcast was started in 1973 by Rod Allen, who went on to work at LWT, HTV and HarperCollinsInteractive. He was most recently head of the Department of Journalism at City University, London, until he retired in 2006. He still contributes occasionally to the magazine.
Broadcast is edited by Chris Curtis and the website is Broadcastnow.co.uk.
Other members of the editorial team include:
- Editor Chris Curtis
- News editor Jake Kanter
- Features editor Robin Parker
- Web editor Alex Farber
- Senior reporter, international Peter White
- Senior reporter Alexandra Chapman
Notable former staffers (current positions):
- Matt Baker (UK, Australia, Russia, Central and Eastern Europe vice-president of corporate communications for Viacom International)
- John Plunkett (Media Guardian)
- Paul Revoir (Daily Mail TV reporter)
- Katherine Rushton (Daily Telegraph US business editor)
- Tara Conlan (former Daily Mail and Guardian TV journalist)
- Colin Robertson (Sun TV Biz editor)
- Leigh Holmwood (Sun TV Biz deputy editor)
- Dan Wotton (former News of the World TV editor)
- Liz Thomas (former Daily Mail TV reporter)
- Jason Deans (Media Guardian editor)
- Conor Dignam (Media Business Insight chief executive)
- Lisa Campbell (Guardian Edinburgh International TV Festival director)
The magazine organises the annual Broadcast Awards held to recognise and reward excellence in and around the UK television programming industry. The awards are held each January in Grosvenor House Hotel, London. Additionally since 2005 the magazine has held the annual Broadcast Digital Channel Awards specifically for the digital TV industry, recognising and rewarding innovation, creativity and commercial success. These awards are held each June.
In July 2013, Broadcast released an app for iOS, Android and Kindle that features both online news stories (similar to the website) and overnight ratings for 12 key channels.
Usage examples of "broadcast".
It would accelerate to relativistic velocities between Magaria and Zanshaa, then broadcast its coded contents to the capital.
If you stop to think about it, cable television has brought electronic advertising to local businesses that would never have been able to advertise on traditional broadcast television.
If Alec should falter in his role tonight, she would not broadcast the fact.
Jarrah, like Atta earlier, may have inadvertently broadcast the message because he did not know how to operate the radio and the intercom.
The latest salvo in the struggle for the soul of broadcast television-if not human civilization-and the faceless monster calling himself Captain Audion has been fired.
BCN has just learned that the Secret Service has taken into custody one Dennis Nealon, technical director for the Multinational Broadcasting Corporation, in connection with the Captain Audion terror transmission.
But I am pleased to report that we seem to have rooted out every Captain Audion agent who was planted in the various broadcast and cable stations to facilitate the entire scheme.
They would use the kids as hostages and boogie to the border in that big flashy Jaguar with the helicopters broadcasting every moment of the trip on live TV.
Ki Bowles sat in the broadcast booth and stared at the various wall screens.
As the radio broadcasts indicate, Palmer and Bucca actually found a standpipe with water pressure and began fighting the blaze.
When FDNY radio broadcasts from the tragedy were analyzed, it became clear that Ronnie Bucca and Orio Palmer had made it up into the building higher than any other firefighters in either tower that day.
This country is flooded with cheap circulars and pamphlets, circulated openly and broadcast, wherein ignorant, pretentious, blatant quacks endeavor to frighten young men who may never have practiced self-abuse, or been guilty of excesses in any way, and yet who experience, now and then at long intervals, nocturnal seminal emissions.
The institute was a thoroughly modern and up-to-date facility, in keeping with the modern and up-to-date subjects taught within its walls: electricity and electronics, mechanics, plumbing, recycling and reclamation, construction, carpentry, accounting and bookkeeping, secretarial skills, data recording, computer programming and repair, cybernation maintenance, aeronautics, solar-cell construction, electrical generating, motion-picture projection, camera operation, audio recording, hydrogen-fusion operation, power broadcasting, electrical space propulsion, satellite construction and repair, telemetry, and many more.
Communication is possible only while cyborg unit maintains sufficient altitude to remain above broadcast horizon.
Goebbels, who was staging the performance and directing the broadcasting of it to the nation, observed - and noted in his diary - that the old Field Marshal had tears in his eyes.