commercial break

Definition of commercial break

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

Word by Word Definitions

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

    :  of or relating to commerce

    :  characteristic of commerce

  1. :  an advertisement on radio or television

  1. :  to separate into parts with suddenness or violence

    :  fracture

    : to fracture a bone of (a bodily part)

  1. :  an act or action of breaking

    :  the opening shot in a game of pool or billiards

    :  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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capable of being understood in two ways

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