There are 2 definitions of lifecast in English:

lifecast1

Syllabification: life·cast
Pronunciation: /ˈlīfˌkast
 
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noun

A three-dimensional representation of a subject created from a mold of their living body: epoxy resin is used to make the lifecasts, which are then finished in bronze
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  • It's a great way for people who enjoy lifecasting to express themselves through video.
  • The network features online lifecasting and live video streaming produced by more than 12,500,000 registered users.
  • When all else fails, there are always "lifecasting" websites that allow users to set up video cameras and stream whatever is in front of the camera onto the internet.

verb (past and past participle lifecast)

[with object] (usually as noun lifecasting) Back to top  
Create (a three-dimensional representation of a subject) from a mold of their living body: lifecasting is accurate enough to capture fingerprints, wrinkles, and even hair follicles the artist’s debut features nude human figures lifecast from rubber, bronze, and polyurethane
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  • The event will feature a wide range of mediums, such as Raku pottery, sculpture, lifecasting, abstract paintings, jewelry, digital art, photography, watercolor and mixed media.
  • Lifecasting should only be attempted by trained professionals using the appropriate materials.
  • The art of lifecasting dates back as far as Cleopatra's Egypt.

Origin

late 19th century: from life and cast1.

Derivatives

lifecaster

noun
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  • Lifecasters truly do capture a moment in time, creating body portraits that honour both realism and nature's art.
  • A body lifecaster for the past six-and-a-half years, Karen takes moulds of the human form and makes them into sculpture-like works of art.
  • Find a lifecaster in your area for baby hand and feet casts.

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There are 2 definitions of lifecast in English:

lifecast2

Syllabification: life·cast
Pronunciation: /ˈlīfˌkast
 
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noun

A continuous video of one’s day-to-day activities broadcast live on the Internet: he strapped a camera to the side of his head and invited the world to share his unabridged lifecast
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  • Dedicated users may even set up 24-hour lifecasts of their daily activities.
  • Watching strangers' lifecasts or reading lengthy gut-wrenching blog posts is for people who have lots of time.
  • Had they not deported Hidalgo, it's unlikely so many people would have paid attention to his lifecast.

verb (past and past participle lifecast)

[with object] (usually as noun lifecasting) Back to top  
Broadcast (a continuous video of one’s day-to-day activities) live on the Internet: lifecasting creates an interactive, never-ending soap opera they eagerly lifecast their entire existence via the web
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  • Although the novelty of life-casting has worn off to some degree, that hasn’t stopped more and more people from cracking open a laptop and sharing their previously private moments with the world.
  • When all else fails, there are always lifecasting websites that allow users to set up video cameras and stream whatever is in front of the camera onto the internet.
  • It’s a great way for people who enjoy lifecasting to express themselves through video.

Origin

early 21st century: from life and broadcast.

Derivatives

lifecaster

noun
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  • Sadler is a lifecaster who promotes his daily doings online for his Jacksonville-based company.
  • Sarah Austin, the host and director, is an Internet personality, lifecaster, vlogger, angel investor and web video pioneer.
  • Justin.tv's lifecasters now have the technical ability to broadcast live from anywhere that has wireless Internet service.

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Word of the day antebellum
Pronunciation: ˌantɪˈbɛləm
adjective
occurring or existing before a particular war…