Podcast vs Recast - What's the difference?

podcast | recast |

As nouns the difference between podcast and recast

is that podcast is podcast while recast is the act or process of recasting.

As a verb recast is

to cast or throw again.



(en noun)
  • An audio programme produced on a regular basis, delivered over the Internet in a compressed digital format and designed for playback on computers or portable digital audio players, such as the iPod.
  • Usage notes

    * The term podcast'' refers to the programme itself; each individual audio recording is referred to as an ''episode .


  • To deliver (an audio programme) over the internet on a regular basis.
  • (podcast).
  • Derived terms

    * PodAd * podcaster * podcasting * podosphere * vodcast


    * English blends ----




  • To cast or throw again.
  • *, I.47:
  • the Roman gentlemen armed at all assayes, in the middest of their running-race, would cast and recast themselves from one to another horse.
  • To mould again.
  • The whole bell had to be recast although it had only one tiny, hardly visible crack.
  • To reproduce in a new form.
  • * 1999 , Joyce Crick, translating Sigmund Freud, The Interpretation of Dreams , Oxford 2008, p.33:
  • Our conception of the world rises in us as our intellect recasts the impressions it receives from without into the forms of time, space, and causality.


    (en noun)
  • The act or process of recasting.
  • (linguistics) An utterance translated into another grammatical form.
  • Adults may use recasts to suggest corrections to mistakes in children's speech.