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Princeton's WordNet

  1. podcastverb

    distribute (multimedia files) over the internet for playback on a mobile device or a personal computer

Wiktionary

  1. podcastnoun

    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.

  2. podcastverb

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

  3. podcastverb

    To deliver over the internet on a regular basis.

  4. Etymology: Blend of iPod and broadcast.

Wikipedia

  1. Podcast

    A podcast is a program made available in digital format for download over the Internet. For example, an episodic series of digital audio or video files that a user can download to a personal device to listen to at a time of their choosing. Streaming applications and podcasting services provide a convenient and integrated way to manage a personal consumption queue across many podcast sources and playback devices. There are also podcast search engines, which help users find and share podcast episodes.A podcast series usually features one or more recurring hosts engaged in a discussion about a particular topic or current event. Discussion and content within a podcast can range from carefully scripted to completely improvised. Podcasts combine elaborate and artistic sound production with thematic concerns ranging from scientific research to slice-of-life journalism. Many podcast series provide an associated website with links and show notes, guest biographies, transcripts, additional resources, commentary, and even a community forum dedicated to discussing the show's content. The cost to the consumer is low, with many podcasts free to download. Some podcasts are underwritten by corporations or sponsored, with the inclusion of commercial advertisements. In other cases, a podcast could be a business venture supported by some combination of a paid subscription model, advertising or product delivered after sale. Because podcast content is often free, podcasting is often classified as a disruptive medium, adverse to the maintenance of traditional revenue models. Podcasting is the preparation and distribution of audio files using RSS feeds to the devices of subscribed users. A podcaster normally buys this service from a podcast hosting company like SoundCloud or Libsyn. Hosting companies then distribute these audio files to streaming services, such as Apple and Spotify, which users can listen to on their smartphones or digital music and multimedia players, like an iPhone. As of December 2022, there are at least 2,999,008 podcasts and 152,596,784 episodes.

ChatGPT

  1. podcast

    A podcast is a digital audio or video recording series that can be streamed or downloaded from the internet. Podcasts are usually episodic, allowing users to subscribe to the series and receive automatic updates. They cover a wide range of topics such as news, storytelling, interviews, education, comedy, and more. Podcasts can be played on computers, or portable media devices like smartphones and tablets.

Wikidata

  1. Podcast

    A podcast is a type of digital media consisting of an episodic series of audio radio, video, PDF, or ePub files subscribed to and downloaded through web syndication or streamed online to a computer or mobile device. The word is a neologism derived from "broadcast" and "pod" from the success of the iPod, as audio podcasts are often listened to on portable media players. A list of all the audio or video files currently associated with a given series is maintained centrally on the distributor's server as a web feed, and the listener or viewer employs special client application software, known as a podcatcher, that can access this web feed, check it for updates, and download any new files in the series. This process can be automated so that new files are downloaded automatically, which may seem to the user as if the content is being broadcast or "pushed" to them. Files are stored locally on the user's computer or other device ready for offline use, giving simple and convenient access to the content. Podcasting contrasts with webcasting, which generally isn't designed for offline listening to user-selected content. As discussed by Richard Berry, podcasting is both a converged medium bringing together audio, the web and portable media player, and a disruptive technology that has caused some in the radio business to reconsider some of the established practices and preconceptions about audiences, consumption, production and distribution. This idea of disruptiveness is largely because no one person owns the technology; it is free to listen and create content, which departs from the traditional model of 'gate-kept' media and production tools. It is very much a horizontal media form: producers are consumers and consumers become producers and engage in conversations with each other.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of podcast in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of podcast in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of podcast in a Sentence

  1. Lex Friedman:

    Truth be told, when I started the podcast, I didn’t know that they intended to sell ads for it, i thought I was just doing it for fun.

  2. Jim Acosta:

    I mean, to me, it seems untenable to have that kind of video surface, that kind of compilation surface and keep one's job … Joe Rogan can continue to host his podcast if people want to listen to it, they can, but it doesn't have to be on Spotify.

  3. Joe Rogan:

    I know that to most people, there's no context where a White person is ever allowed to say that, never mind publicly on a podcast, and I agree with that, now, I haven't said it in years.

  4. Michael Catalano:

    I ca n’t say that Richard Simmons feels better as a result of the podcast … I think you’ve really created more worry and speculation.

  5. Wednesday Carter:

    It was a typical day and this guy walks up and introduces himself and says he wants to interview me for his podcast, he asked me what my story was and I said' I really don't have a story, I'm quite boring. All I do is play piano.'.

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