Word list: Broadcasting 2

Broadcasting 2

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Media - Broadcasting 2

Undoubtedly, the media plays an important role in our everyday life. Here, you will find the vocabulary related to media and broadcasting.

Media
off-air
off-airadjective

not being broadcast on TV or radio

on-air
on-airadjective

being broadcast on TV or radio

on camera
on cameraadverb

while being recorded by a camera

playlist
playlistnoun

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
podcastnoun

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

to prerecord
to prerecordverb

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

to present
to presentverb

to introduce different parts of a TV or radio program

programming
programmingnoun

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

public access
public accessnoun

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

public service broadcasting
public service broadcastingnoun

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

radio
radionoun

programs that are broadcast on the radio

to receive
to receiveverb

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

receiver
receivernoun

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

recording
recordingnoun

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

to relay
to relayverb

to broadcast a program by receiving signals and passing them on

running order
running ordernoun

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

schedule
schedulenoun

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

to screen
to screenverb

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

short wave
short wavenoun

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
to showverb

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

signal
signalnoun

electrical or radio waves carrying data to radio or television stations

signature tune
signature tunenoun

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

to simulcast
to simulcastverb

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

spot
spotnoun

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

static
staticnoun

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

station
stationnoun

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

studio
studionoun

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

talkback
talkbacknoun

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

talk radio
talk radionoun

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
teleprompternoun

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

to televise
to televiseverb

to air something on television

time signal
time signalnoun

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

tower
towernoun

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

transmission
transmissionnoun

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

to transmit
to transmitverb

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

transmitter
transmitternoun

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

uhf
uhfnoun

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
vhfnoun

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

voice over
voice overnoun

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

waveband
wavebandnoun

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

wavelength
wavelengthnoun

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

white noise
white noisenoun

a noise that holds numerous sound frequencies with the same strengths

wireless
wirelessnoun

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

to narrowcast
to narrowcastverb

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

network
networknoun

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

to network
to networkverb

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

newsroom
newsroomnoun

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
news tickernoun

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