Podcast definition

pŏdkăst
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A recorded program of talk, music, etc. made available over the Internet as a filethat can be downloaded to a computer or portable device for listening or viewing.
noun
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The content of one or all of the files in such a series.
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Podcast is to produce a digital multi-media file for distribution over the Internet and for people to listen to on iPods and other portable devices.

When you create a show and broadcast it online for people to listen to, this is an example of when you podcast.

verb
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To make (a program) available as a podcast.
verb
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To distribute a series of digital media files over the Internet in a format accessible by syndication software.
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The definition of a podcast is a multi-media digital file distributed over the Internet to be watched and listened to on a computer, iPod or other device.

A radio program distributed exclusively over the Internet and listened to on people's iPods is an example of a podcast.

noun
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To deliver (audio) via an RSS feed over the internet to a subscriber.
verb
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Simple past tense and past participle of podcast..
verb
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An audio programme in a compressed digital format, delivered via an RSS feed over the Internet to a subscriber and designed for playback on computers or portable digital audio players, such as the iPod.
noun
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A series of digital media files distributed over the Internet to which a user can subscribe by means of syndication software.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
podcast
Plural:
podcasts

Origin of podcast

  • (i)Pod a trademark for a portable digital audio player (broad)cast

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Wiktionary