Media vs Peercast - What's the difference?

media | peercast |


As a noun media

is (anatomy) the middle layer of the wall of a blood vessel or lymph vessel which is composed of connective and muscular tissue or media can be (medium).

As a verb peercast is

(computing) to use p2p streaming media via a peer-to-peer network.

media

English

Etymology 1

Noun

(mediae)
  • (anatomy) The middle layer of the wall of a blood vessel or lymph vessel which is composed of connective and muscular tissue.
  • (linguistics, dated) A voiced stop consonant.
  • (entomology) One of the major veins of the insect wing, between the radius and the cubitus
  • Usage notes
    Not to be confused with medium.
    Derived terms
    * tunica media * medial
    Synonyms
    *(vein of insect wing) M
    Antonyms
    * (voiced stop) (l)

    Etymology 2

    Noun

    (head)
  • Means and institutions for publishing and broadcasting information.
  • As a result of the rise of, first, television news and entertainment media''' and, second, web-based '''media''', traditional print-based ' media has declined in popularity.
  • The journalists and other professionals who comprise the mass communication industry.
  • Some celebrities dislike press conferences, where the media bombards them with questions.
    Derived terms
    * media darling * media event (pos n) * mediagenic * mediascape (pos n) * multimedia * mass media * mainstream media * media circus * media whore

    peercast

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (computing) To use P2P streaming media via a peer-to-peer network