multicast

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

multiple broadcast

Adjective[edit]

multicast (not comparable)

  1. (computing, of a delegate) Having multiple targets, such that a call to the delegate triggers a call to each target.
    • 2005, Jesse Liberty, Programming C#: Building .NET Applications with C#
      The result is a new multicast delegate that invokes both of the original implementing methods.

Noun[edit]

multicast (plural multicasts)

  1. (computing) The simultaneous transmission of data to several destinations on a network.

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