Definition of videocast in US English:



  • A podcast with video content.

    ‘our site has loads of extra features, from photo galleries to videocasts’
    • ‘I notice you didn't even introduce the problems of podcasts (or future videocasts) to the problem.’
    • ‘As long as you've got a computer, and if you're reading this I imagine you do, you can subscribe to and watch videocasts, just like you never needed an iPod for podcasts either.’
    • ‘Each week, he produces a videocast for Mac users.’
    • ‘They are available not only to NIH researchers, but are transmitted by satellite or web videocast to remote locations.’
    • ‘What I'd like to get hold of at the moment are video podcasts, or videocasts, or whatever you want to call them, except vodcasts because that's clearly just stupid.’
    • ‘Bramson says each three- to four-minute streaming videocast costs about 15 cents at a broadband transmission rate of 350 kilobytes per second.’
    • ‘The archived videocast of the conference sessions will be available shortly.’
    • ‘Hey all y'all: Just finished the first videocast and it was fun!’
    • ‘The new version includes support for podcasts, photocasts, documentcasts, and videocasts.’
    • ‘In a recent public relations videocast, he proudly quoted advice from her that he said he will never forget.’
    • ‘The advice is given in a three-part videocast.’
    • ‘With South to Antarctica, the Christchurch Symphony became the first orchestra to relay a live videocast direct to Antarctica.’
    • ‘A videocast from the courtroom showed him taking his seat in the dock, without any lawyers, facing a large team of prosecutors and a panel of four red-robed judges on the bench.’
    • ‘I can't tell from his wikipedia entry whether or not he has a blog, a podcast or videocast.’
    • ‘Combination with other media assets (Podcasts, videocast, news and blogs feeds, company feeds, etc.) can then be envisaged as well.’
    • ‘After that, we will be doing a live videocast over the web, which should be fun!’
    • ‘But its preprocessing allows the same videocast to move at 160 kps, cutting the cost to 7 or 8 cents.’
    • ‘Blogs, wikis, podcasts, videocasts, and open source software are just a few of the emerging technologies prompting discussions about social networking, censorship, misinformation, plagiarism, and the role of technology in our schools.’
    • ‘I totally intended to watch the videocast of the keynote.’
    • ‘Videocasts are even easier, you just subscribe to them and when there's a new one, it's automatically downloaded and transferred.’
    programme, show, production, presentation, performance
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[with object]
  • Make available as a videocast.

    ‘the ceremonies were videocast live on the Internet’
    • ‘Note: I just had confirmation from the publicist that the concert will indeed be videocast live on the internet!’
    • ‘The event is free and open to the public and will be videocast live at’
    • ‘YML is videocast each Wednesday night from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM Pacific Time or from 8:30 PM to 11:00 PM Eastern Time.’
    • ‘The ceremonies were videocast live on the Internet, and broadcast nationwide on radio.’
    • ‘You'll need a free ticket to get in to the Christmas Eve services, but his message also will be 'videocast' at three satellite congregations.’
    transmit, relay, air, beam, put out, send out, put on the air, put on the airwaves, show, screen, televise, telecast, videocast, podcast, live-stream
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