Podcast meaning

pŏd'kăst'
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.
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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.
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The content of one or all of the files in such a series.
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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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To make (a program) available as a podcast.
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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.

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To deliver (audio) via an RSS feed over the internet to a subscriber.
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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.

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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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(iPOD broadCAST) An audio broadcast for playback in the computer or mobile device. A podcast is like a radio program that can be downloaded on demand. Although some are actual radio programs such as the news, podcasts cover the gamut, including fiction, education, interviews, documentaries or a magazine with various sections. There are hundreds of thousands of podcasts.Podcasts can be individually downloaded from the Web or available via a syndication format. A media aggregator program (a "podcatcher") such as AntennaPod, gPodder and iTunes captures the audio feeds from the Internet for transfer to the player. See syndication format.The Pod in PodcastThe playback device originally targeted was the iPod, hence the name. Podcasts are mostly in the MP3 format but can also be AAC, which most music players support.Podcast EverythingConceived for audio broadcasts, the concept was broadened to include images and video (see photofeed and vidcast). Electronic slide shows are created as podcasts (see enhanced podcast), and "sound seeing" is the audio recording of a person's experiences when traveling. Some museums make audio tours available as podcasts, and art students and professors create their own unauthorized and sometimes controversial narrations of famous works. See autocasting, punchcasting, learncasting and audiobook.
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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