prebroadcasting

broadcasting

[brawd-kas-ting, -kah-sting]
noun
1.
the act of transmitting speech, music, visual images, etc., as by radio or television.
2.
radio or television as a business or profession: She's training for a career in broadcasting.

Origin:
1920–25; broadcast + -ing1

prebroadcasting, adjective
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Word Origin & History

broadcast
1767, adj., in reference to the spreading of seed, from broad + cast (v.). Figurative use is recorded from 1785. Modern media use began with radio (1922, adj. and noun). As a verb, recorded from 1813 in an agricultural sense, 1829 in a figurative
sense, 1921 in reference to radio. Broadcasting is recorded from 1922.
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