Definition of airtime
1 : the time or any part of the time when a radio or television station is on the air
2 : the time at which a radio or television broadcast is scheduled to begin
Examples of airtime in a Sentence
The committee plans to buy radio airtime for the campaign ads.
Recent Examples of airtime from the Web
But two shows, one on CNN and one on the Fox News Channel, spent a portion of Tuesday evening giving national airtime to the case of Jeremy Joseph Christian.
While the album doesn't have a release date yet, Malik will most certainly be vying for shelf space, airtime and potential ticket sales with a flood of efforts from his former bandmates, who've taken very different directions for their solo efforts.
The charismatic Tuzman, intoxicated by meetings with President Clinton and airtime on CNN, ultimately sacrifices his lifelong friendship with Herman for his hardheaded dreams of power and wealth.
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First Known Use of airtime
AIRTIME Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of airtime for English Language Learners
: time during a radio or television broadcast : time when something is on the air
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