hit the airwaves

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

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

hit play
  1. : to reach with or as if with a sudden blow

  2. : to come in quick forceful contact with

  3. : to strike (something, such as a ball) with an object (such as a bat, club, or racket) so as to impart or redirect motion

  1. : an act or instance of striking or forcefully coming in contact with someone or something : an act or instance of hitting or being hit

  2. : a stroke of luck

  3. : a great success

airwaves play
  1. : the medium of radio and television transmission


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