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simulcast

[sahy-muh l-kast, ‐kahst, sim-uh l‐] /ˈsaɪ məlˌkæst, ‐ˌkɑst, ˈsɪm əl‐/
noun
1.
a program broadcast simultaneously on radio and television, or on more than one station, or in several languages, etc.
2.
a closed-circuit television broadcast of an event, as a horse race, while it is taking place.
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), simulcast, simulcasted, simulcasting.
3.
to broadcast in this manner.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50, Americanism; simul(taneous) + (broad)cast
Can be confused
broadcast, narrowcast, simulcast.
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Examples for simulcast
  • The venue has both simulcast and seasonal live games.
  • They simulcast the running monologue in their heads.
  • It features a grandstand, clubhouse and simulcast wagering as well as on-site video poker and slot machines.
  • simulcast guests and satellite facilities shall receive all approved simulcast racing programs offered by simulcast hosts.
  • As a matter of fact, many bidders elect to be absent, tuning in via simulcast and speaker phone.
  • The track will televise the mile and one-eighth pace, but there will be no simulcast wagering.
  • But there will be an overflow room, they add, and the presentations will be simulcast into that room.
British Dictionary definitions for simulcast

simulcast

/ˈsɪməlˌkɑːst/
verb
1.
(transitive) to broadcast (a programme, etc) simultaneously on radio and television
noun
2.
a programme, etc, so broadcast
Word Origin
C20: from simul(taneous) + (broad)cast
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Word Origin and History for simulcast
v.

"to broadcast simultaneously on radio and television," 1948, formed from simul(taneous) + (broad)cast. The noun is first recorded 1949, from the verb.

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