airtime

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noun air·time \-ˌtīm\

Definition of airtime

  1. 1 :  the time or any part thereof that a radio or television station is on the air

  2. 2 :  the time at which a radio or television broadcast is scheduled to begin

Examples of airtime in a sentence

  1. The committee plans to buy radio airtime for the campaign ads.

1924

First Known Use of airtime

1924


AIRTIME Defined for English Language Learners

airtime

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noun air·time \-ˌtīm\

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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