hit the airwaves
Definition of hit the airwaves
: to be broadcast for the first time The band's new recording hit the airwaves yesterday.
Word by Word Definitions
: to reach with or as if with a sudden blow
: to come in quick forceful contact with
: to strike (something, such as a ball) with an object (such as a bat, club, or racket) so as to impart or redirect motion
: an act or instance of striking or forcefully coming in contact with someone or something : an act or instance of hitting or being hit
: a stroke of luck
: a great success
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