broadcasting etymology

English word broadcasting comes from English broadcast

Detailed word origin of broadcasting

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broadcast English (eng) (agriculture, horticulture, archaic) The act of scattering seed; a crop grown from such seed.. A programme (bulletin, documentary, show, etc.) so transmitted.. A transmission of a radio or television programme intended to be received by anyone with a receiver. (agriculture, horticulture, archaic) By having its seeds sown over a wide area.. Widely in all directions. Cast or scattered widely [...]
broadcasting English (eng) Sending in all directions. (business) The business or profession of radio and television.. The act by which something is broadcast.