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telecast

[tel-i-kast, -kahst] /ˈtɛl ɪˌkæst, -ˌkɑst/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), telecast or telecasted, telecasting.
1.
noun
Origin of telecast
1935-1940
1935-40; tele(vision) + (broad)cast
Related forms
telecaster, noun
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  • These telecast people must save up every inch of old news-film they ever took.

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  • What's the dope on this statement that was on telecast a few minutes ago?

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  • He had time to wonder whether he ought to buzz Karin on the telecast.

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  • "Only by telecast, back Sol-side," she replied, helping herself.

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  • That would be the telecast station; the administrative buildings were directly below it and around its base.

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British Dictionary definitions for telecast

telecast

/ˈtɛlɪˌkɑːst/
verb -casts, -casting, -cast, -casted
1.
to broadcast (a programme) by television
noun
2.
a television broadcast
Derived Forms
telecaster, noun
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Word Origin and History for telecast
n.

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

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