airwave

adjective
air·​wave | \ ˈer-ˌwāv How to pronounce airwave (audio) \

Definition of airwave

: of, created for, or heard on the airwaves

Examples of airwave in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The service runs in the 600 MHz airwave band, which was formerly used for television broadcasts. Aaron Pressman, Fortune, "T-Mobile Turns On 5G: What You Need to Know," 2 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of airwave

1944, in the meaning defined above

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“Airwave.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/airwave. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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airwave

noun
air·​wave | \ ˈer-ˌwāv How to pronounce airwave (audio) \

Kids Definition of airwave

: the radio waves used to broadcast radio and television programs usually used in pl.

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