[ UK /ˈe‍əwe‍ɪv/ ]
[ US /ˈɛɹˌweɪv/ ]
  1. medium for radio and television broadcasting
    the program was on the air from 9 til midnight
    the president used the airwaves to take his message to the people
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How To Use airwave In A Sentence

  • Its hard drive can store 100 movies, and an antenna receives new films via broadcast airwaves.
  • He said McCain has been critical of so-called 527 groups — named for the tax code section under which they operate — and argued that "virtually every attack-style 527 group on the airwaves" is aiding Democrat Barack Obama. Price of Power: McCain accepts ex-Swift Boaters' donations
  • Cable television from across the Atlantic has long dominated our airwaves.
  • Maybe we can finally banish the boy bands and little girls in push-up bras off of our airwaves.
  • A former minister in Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's cabinet, another lawmaker and a top former bureaucrat are in jail facing charges of corruption in a 2008 allotment of airwave to carry telephone signals. Coal India's Overseas Plans on Hold
  • It is one thing for coalition ministers to take to the airwaves to criticise the other side. Times, Sunday Times
  • LightSquared Inc. may seek to exchange its wireless airwave licenses for similar ones operated by the U.S. Department of Defense in a last-ditch effort to revive its mobile broadband service, according to people familiar with the company's plans. Falcone's Plan B: Swapping Airwaves
  • They've been documented in just about every major basketball publication and airwave.
  • John, airwave is SHIT and our old radio system worked better. The “other ranks” are revolting! « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG
  • When they try to penetrate a new market or introduce a new product, they often take members of the media on expensive trips so that they can get their stories into the papers and onto the airwaves.
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