Definition of telecast in English:

telecast

noun

  • A television broadcast.

    • ‘Throughout the day, he looked at various tapes to decide which features would set up and supplement the live action on the telecast.’
    • ‘Also, ABC Television, the official broadcaster of the World Cup, showed a delayed telecast of the final.’
    • ‘He will join the telecast through a four-minute videotape, his spokesman said yesterday.’
    • ‘The greatest baseball arenas are in our heads, what we bring to games, radio broadcasts, telecasts and newspaper reports.’
    • ‘Check presentations are done all the time on golf and tennis telecasts, especially at the PGA Masters.’
    • ‘Watching a delayed telecast, people go out of their way to not know the score in advance so that the tension and entertainment will be higher.’
    • ‘He has continued to rack up titles and has been an ambassador of sorts for the sport, appearing on several non-bowling telecasts and generating excitement whenever he makes a telecast.’
    • ‘I become aware of an attractive television reporter on racing telecasts.’
    • ‘With the Mariners and Yankees on satellite television every morning, the ratings for nighttime telecasts plummeted.’
    • ‘Losing it will impact its ability to promote its other programming during the wrestling telecasts.’
    • ‘The news telecast was really boring and after the telecast, we all went off to bed.’
    • ‘The era of satellite telecasts and the IT revolution brought forth more heroes, most of them proved short-lived.’
    • ‘Congress decreed only digital TVs may be sold by 2007, and telecasts must be all-digital; the method is up to broadcasters.’
    • ‘Better players win more games, sell more tickets and attract more viewers to telecasts.’
    • ‘The saving grace, of course, is the news telecasts.’
    • ‘The World Cup fever rages on, with soccer enthusiasts glued to the television for the live telecast of matches and match review programmes.’
    • ‘There's a game on several nights a week on local cable and NBC has multi-game telecasts on weekends.’
    • ‘Those who missed Thursday's telecast can view the repeat telecast on Sunday.’
    • ‘Local television and radio news had exhausted the few vague details of the crime with countless updates and telecasts.’
    • ‘Recently there was some research done which showed that of the sports that are on the anti-siphoning list, the free-to-airs had in fact only shown 16% of telecasts of those sports.’
    broadcast, production, show, presentation, transmission, performance, telecast, simulcast, videocast, podcast
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verb

[WITH OBJECT]
  • Transmit by television:

    ‘the programme will be telecast simultaneously to nearly 150 cities’
    • ‘Will sanity ever return to the business of cricket telecasting?’
    • ‘As part of the moon landing celebrations, the channel is also telecasting a series called Moon Walk every Sunday.’
    • ‘The Racetrack Television Network will also be telecasting the races.’
    • ‘During Christmas and Easter, services are held and all television channels telecast them, he said.’
    • ‘From my limited experience of sitting in the press box a few times, there is a delay of at least 1 second between the action occurring on the field and the TV channel telecasting it.’
    • ‘The media is speculating about our financial returns, but the promotional value of telecasting an event of such magnitude is immense.’
    • ‘A true-life story sent by a viewer has already been telecast.’
    • ‘Whom and what are they writing for or telecasting about?’
    • ‘And I suppose we had a long association with football over 45 years; we've been broadcasting and telecasting the games.’
    • ‘He also took the initiative to prepare two animation films on dengue control, which are now being telecast by all regional television channels.’
    • ‘It is for the first time that a serial was telecast simultaneously in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam.’
    • ‘The Education department can install a TV in every examination hall by entering into an agreement with the BCCI and the channel which is telecasting the match.’
    • ‘We are telecasting our religious programming purely as a service to our viewership.’
    • ‘In addition to telecasting a variety of songs - from Bollywood music to South Indian classics - the channel gives updates on annual college events, besides snippets about what's happening at hot spot hang-outs.’
    • ‘As a prelude, the Government should impose certain stipulations on the functioning of channels by which they should be strictly warned against featuring and telecasting such horrible scenes in the serials.’
    • ‘This 24-hour Urdu channel is also telecasting Ramzan-based programmes.’
    • ‘These shows are often telecast through satellite television channels.’
    • ‘We will probably start telecasting them by the first week of August.’
    • ‘It had no contracts with any major sports league and was trying to survive telecasting all types of minor league athletic events.’
    • ‘Only once they clear the specifications spelled out by us would be they considered for telecasting rights.’
    transmit, convey, communicate
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Pronunciation:

telecast

/ˈtɛlɪkɑːst/