commercial break

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of commercial break

: the time when advertisements are broadcast during a radio or television program
  • We'll be back after the commercial break.

Word by Word Definitions

commercial play
  1. : occupied with or engaged in commerce or work intended for commerce

  2. : of or relating to commerce

  3. : characteristic of commerce

  1. : an advertisement on radio or television

break play
  1. : to separate into parts with suddenness or violence

  2. : fracture

  3. to fracture a bone of (a bodily part)

  1. : an act or action of breaking

  2. : the opening shot in a game of pool or billiards

  3. : a gap or opening caused or appearing as if caused by damage : a condition produced by or as if by breaking : gap


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