Podcasting



[pod-kast, ‐kahst] /ˈpɒdˌkæst, ‐ˌkɑst/ Digital Technology

noun
1.
a digital audio or video file or recording, usually part of a themed series, that can be downloaded from a website to a media player or computer:
Download or subscribe to daily, one-hour podcasts of our radio show.
verb (used with or without object)
2.
to record and upload as a podcast: He podcasts once a week on various topics.
She podcasts her lectures.
/ˈpɒdˌkɑːst/
noun
1.
an audio file similar to a radio broadcast, which can be downloaded and listened to on a computer, mp3 player, mobile phone, etc
verb -casts, -casting, -cast, -casted
2.
(intransitive) to create such files and make them available for downloading
3.
(transitive) to make (music, interviews, etc) available using this format
noun

the Web-based broadcast of music which works with software that automatically detects new files and is accessed by subscription
Word Origin

2004; iPod + broadcasting
noun

a Web-based audio broadcast via an RSS feed, accessed by subscription over the Internet
Examples

There is a podcast directory of offerings.
verb

to deliver a Web-based audio broadcast via an RSS feed over the Internet to subscribers
Examples

They podcast a weekly political commentary.
Word Origin

2004; iPod + broadcast
Usage Note

computing

2004, noun and verb, from pod-, from iPod, brand of portable media player, + second element abstracted from broadcast. Related: Podcasting.

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