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Coverage vs. Broadcast — What's the Difference?

Coverage vs. Broadcast — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Coverage and Broadcast

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Coverage

The extent or degree to which something is observed, analyzed, and reported
Complete news coverage of the election.
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Broadcast

To communicate or transmit (a signal, a message, or content, such as audio or video programming) to numerous recipients simultaneously over a communication network
A radio station that broadcasts news.
An agency broadcasting an appeal for donations over the internet.
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Coverage

Inclusion in an insurance policy or protective plan.
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Broadcast

To make known over a wide area
Reporters who broadcast unchecked rumors in order to get the story out first.
"The birds sang in flight because that was the only way, in this treeless terrain, to broadcast their claims across their chosen pieces of land" (Kenn Kaufman).
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Coverage

The extent of protection afforded by an insurance policy.
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Broadcast

To sow (seed) over a wide area, especially by hand.
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Coverage

The amount of funds reserved to meet liabilities.
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Broadcast

To communicate or transmit a signal, a message, or content, such as audio or video programming, to numerous recipients simultaneously over a communication network.
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Coverage

The percentage of persons reached by a medium of communication, such as television or a newspaper.
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Broadcast

The act or process of broadcasting a signal, a message, or content, such as audio or video programming.
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Coverage

An amount by which something or someone is covered.
Don't go to lunch if we don't have enough coverage for the help-desk phones.
Before laying sod on that clay, the ground needs two inches of coverage with topsoil.
The enemy fire is increasing – can we get some immediate coverage from those bunkers?
There are overlapping coverages on your insurance policies.
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Broadcast

A signal, message, or audio or video program that is broadcast over a communication network
Watched the morning news broadcast.
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Coverage

The amount of space or time given to an event in newspapers or on television.
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Broadcast

The act of scattering seed.
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Coverage

(genetics) The average number of reads representing a given nucleotide in the reconstructed sequence.
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Broadcast

Communicated or transmitted by means of broadcasting, as over a communications network
A broadcast announcement.
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Coverage

The area covered by a mobile phone (cellphone) or other radio network.
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Broadcast

Of or relating to the broadcasting of audio or video content over communication networks, as in television or radio.
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Coverage

The signal strength, reception of a radio signal.
Mobile phone coverage is poor in some areas.
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Broadcast

Widely known.
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Coverage

Journalism: the attention given by the press or news media about some news; the total of stories published or broadcast about a topic.
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Broadcast

Scattered over a wide area.
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Coverage

(sports) Defense.
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Broadcast

In a scattered manner.
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Coverage

The range of items covered. Coverage may be small (narrow coverage}, or large (broad coverage or wide coverage).
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Broadcast

Cast or scattered widely in all directions; cast abroad.
The seed was broadcast, not drilled.
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Coverage

The aggregate of risks covered by the terms of a contract of insurance.
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Broadcast

Communicated, signalled, or transmitted through radio waves or electronic means.
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Coverage

The state of being insured; insurance.
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Broadcast

Relating to transmissions of messages or signals through radio waves or electronic means.
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Coverage

The areas reached by a radio transmission signal, or group of people reached by a communications medium, such as television or a newspaper.
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Broadcast

Widely in all directions; abroad.
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Coverage

The range of topics treated in a discourse or document, or the depth to which a subject is discussed; as, a news program may have extensive coverage of an event.
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Broadcast

By having its seeds sown over a wide area.
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Coverage

The news as presented by reporters for newspapers or radio of television; as, they accused the paper of biased coverage of race relations.
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Broadcast

A transmission of a radio or television programme intended to be received by anyone with a receiver.
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Coverage

The total amount and type of insurance carried
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Broadcast

A programme (bulletin, documentary, show, etc.) so transmitted.
The DJ was feeling nervous before his first national broadcast.
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Coverage

The extent to which something is covered;
The dictionary's coverage of standard English is excellent
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Broadcast

The act of scattering seed; a crop grown from such seed.
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Coverage

The news as presented by reporters for newspapers or radio or television;
They accused the paper of biased coverage of race relations
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Broadcast

(transitive) To transmit a message or signal through radio waves or electronic means.
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Broadcast

(transitive) To transmit a message over a wide area; specifically, to send an email in a single transmission to a (typically large) number of people.
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Broadcast

(intransitive) To appear as a performer, presenter, or speaker in a broadcast programme.
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Broadcast

To sow seeds over a wide area.
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Broadcast

A casting or throwing seed in all directions, as from the hand in sowing.
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Broadcast

An act of broadcasting; specifically, a program in which sounds or images are transmitted in all directions from a radio or television station; - usually referring to a scheduled program on a commercial or public service radio or television station, using the normal radio frequencies for those media, in contrast to a radiotelephone conversation, which may also be transmitted in all directions, but is intended for receipt by a base station in the telephone network.
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Broadcast

Cast or dispersed in all directions, as seed from the hand in sowing; widely diffused.
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Broadcast

Scattering in all directions (as a method of sowing); - opposed to planting in hills, or rows.
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Broadcast

So as to scatter or be scattered in all directions; so as to spread widely, as seed from the hand in sowing, or news from the press.
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Broadcast

To cast or disperse in all directions, as seed from the hand in sowing; to diffuse widely.
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Broadcast

To transmit (sounds, images, or other signals) in all directions from a radio or television station.
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Broadcast

To disseminate (information, a speech, an advertisement, etc.) from a radio or television station.
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Broadcast

To spread (information, news, gossip) widely by any means.
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Broadcast

Message that is transmitted by radio or television
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Broadcast

A radio or television show;
Did you see his program last night?
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Broadcast

Broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television;
We cannot air this X-rated song
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Broadcast

Sow over a wide area, especially by hand;
Broadcast seeds
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Broadcast

Cause to become widely known;
Spread information
Circulate a rumor
Broadcast the news
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