public access

noun

Definition of public access

chiefly US

  1. :  a television channel on which any person can broadcast a program The city council meeting will be broadcast on public access. —often used before another noun public access television a public access channel

Word by Word Definitions

publicplay
  1. :  exposed to general view :  open

    :  well-known, prominent

    :  perceptible, material

  1. :  the people as a whole :  populace

    :  a group of people having common interests or characteristics

    :  the group at which a particular activity or enterprise aims

accessplay
  1. :  permission, liberty, or ability to enter, approach, or pass to and from a place or to approach or communicate with a person or thing

    :  freedom or ability to obtain or make use of something

    :  a way or means of entering or approaching

  1. :  to get at :  to gain access to: such as

    :  to be able to use, enter, or get near (something)

    :  to open or load (a computer file, an Internet site, etc.)


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