Word of the Day: Broadcast

broad·cast /ˈbrôdˌkast/ 1. verb: to publicly transmit information (often by means of radio or television) “If to live is to progress, if you are lucky, from foolishness to wisdom, then to write novels is to broadcast the various stages of your foolishness.” Jane Smiley, 1949 – 2. verb: to scatter or sow (as seed) over a broad area “Truth never yet fell dead in the streets; it has such affinity with the soul of man, the seed however broadcast will catch somewhere and produce its hundredfold” Theodore Parker, 1810 – 1860 3. noun: a radio or television transmission or program example: On September 15, 2015, during the regular morning school broadcast at Zeb Vance Elementary School, the Zeb Vance Ruritan Club presented student dictionaries to the third grade classes. 2015 marks the fifth year the club has presented dictionaries to the local school. In total, members have reached over 475 students. Thank you! pictured: Club member Joe Matthews (left) and Club President Winston Kerley (right) with happy students.