English vocabulary Broadcasting 2

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off-air

adjective
not being broadcast on TV or radio

on-air

adjective
being broadcast on TV or radio

on camera

adverb
while being recorded by a camera

playlist

noun
a set of recorded songs and pieces of music that have been selected to be broadcast on a radio station or a radio program

podcast

noun
a digital audio file that can be taken from the internet and played on a computer or any portable device

to prerecord

verb
to record a musical program, speech, etc. in advance, for later use

to present

verb
to introduce different parts of a TV or radio program

programming

noun
the process of scheduling programs that are planned to be broadcast on radio or television

public access

noun
a right given to people to broadcast their own programs on television or radio channels

public service broadcasting

noun
radio or television programs that are funded by, but independent of, the government which aim to be beneficial to the public

radio

noun
programs that are broadcast on the radio

to receive

verb
to transform radio signals into detectable sounds or pictures on television or radio

receiver

noun
a piece of equipment in a radio or television that picks up broadcast signals and alters them into sounds and pictures

recording

noun
the act and process of making a television or radio program by storing sounds and images

to relay

verb
to broadcast a program by receiving signals and passing them on

running order

noun
the arranged sequence of items in a television program or of performers in a team

schedule

noun
a list of radio and television programs on a particular network and the exact time they start

to screen

verb
to display or broadcast a movie or a television show in a movie theater or on television

short wave

noun
a radio wave that has a frequency between 3 and 30 MHz, and a wavelength between 10 to 100 meters, used for broadcasting

to show

verb
to make something, such as a motion picture, TV program, etc., available for public presentation

signal

noun
electrical or radio waves carrying data to radio or television stations

signature tune

noun
a short and particular piece of music associated with a specific program or performer

to simulcast

verb
to simultaneously broadcast a program on television and radio, or on two or more networks

spot

noun
a segment of a television or radio show assigned to a particular person or a type of performance

static

noun
interfering noises on telecommunication systems, such as radio, caused by electrical disturbances in the air

station

noun
a broadcasting company and the programs it airs on a specific waveband

studio

noun
a room where television or radio programs are produced or broadcast, and music is recorded

talkback

noun
‌a system by which people working in a radio station can communicate with one another without being heard by the audience

talk radio

noun
a kind of radio broadcast in which a particular topic is discussed and listeners are encouraged to make a phone call and share their opinions

teleprompter

noun
an electronic device that displays the script for people who are speaking in public, or on television

to televise

verb
to air something on television

time signal

noun
a recognizable signal that the radio broadcasts at a precise time to indicate the accurate time of day

tower

noun
a tall structure, usually made of metal, used to transmit television or radio signals

transmission

noun
the activity of transmitting a signal, a message or a program that is being broadcast on radio or television

to transmit

verb
to send out electrical signals or to broadcast television or radio programs

transmitter

noun
a piece of electronic equipment used for sending electromagnetic waves carrying radio or television signals

uhf

noun
a range of radio waves with a frequency between 300 MHz and 3000 MHz, especially used in broadcasting television and radio programs that are of high-quality

vhf

noun
radio waves in the range of 30 to 300 MHz that are used in broadcasting TV signals

voice over

noun
spoken descriptions given in a movie or a television show, etc. by a narrator that is not seen by the audience

waveband

noun
a series of radio waves with similar lengths used for specific types of radio broadcasting

wavelength

noun
the distance between a point on a wave of energy and a similar point on the next wave

white noise

noun
a noise that holds numerous sound frequencies with the same strengths

wireless

noun
a method of communication that uses radio signals, instead of wires, to send out data

to narrowcast

verb
to transmit information through television or the internet to a specific group of people

network

noun
a group of radio or TV stations broadcasting the same program at the same time in different areas

to network

verb
to broadcast a television or radio program simultaneously on stations in several different areas

newsroom

noun
a place in radio or television networks or a newspaper office where news is reviewed and put together to be broadcast or published

news ticker

noun
a line of news headlines passing across a television or computer screen

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