station break


Definition of station break

: a pause in a radio or television broadcast for announcement of the identity of the network or station also : an announcement or advertisement during this pause

Examples of station break in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Though chunks did enter the ocean, the station broke up on entry and littered a swath of unpopulated land in Western Australia. Jason Daley, Smithsonian, 9 Mar. 2018 Gloria Hollifield, whose grandson was at the school, was driving when a radio station broke in with a bulletin. Justin Sayers, The Courier-Journal, 8 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of station break

1931, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of station break was in 1931

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“Station break.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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