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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Broadcast  \Broad"cast`\,  n.  (Agric.) 
  A  casting  or  throwing  seed  in  all  directions,  as  from  the 
  hand  in  sowing. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Broadcast  \Broad"cast`\,  a. 
  1.  Cast  or  dispersed  in  all  directions,  as  seed  from  the  hand 
  in  sowing;  widely  diffused. 
 
  2.  Scattering  in  all  directions  (as  a  method  of  sowing);  -- 
  opposed  to  planting  in  hills,  or  rows. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  broadcast 
  adj  1:  made  widely  known  especially  by  radio  or  television;  "the 
  broadcast  news";  "everyone  heard  the  broadcast  rumors" 
  [syn:  {aired}] 
  2:  sown  by  casting  over  a  wide  area  especially  by  hand;  "the 
  broadcast  sowing  of  wheat" 
  n  1:  message  that  is  transmitted  by  radio  or  television 
  2:  a  radio  or  television  show  "did  you  see  his  program  last 
  night?"  [syn:  {program},  {programme}] 
  adv  :  so  as  to  scatter  or  be  distributed  widely  or  in  all 
  directions 
  v  1:  broadcast  over  the  airwaves,  as  in  radio  or  television;  "We 
  cannot  air  this  X-rated  song"  [syn:  {air},  {send},  {beam}, 
  {transmit}] 
  2:  as  of  information  [syn:  {circulate},  {circularize},  {circularise}, 
  {distribute},  {disseminate},  {propagate},  {spread},  {diffuse}, 
  {disperse},  {pass  around}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  broadcast 
 
  A  transmission  to  multiple,  unspecified  recipients.  On 
  Ethernet,  a  broadcast  packet  is  a  special  type  of  multicast 
  packet  which  all  nodes  on  the  network  are  always  willing  to 
  receive. 
 
 




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