superstation

noun

su·​per·​sta·​tion ˌsü-pər-ˈstā-shən How to pronounce superstation (audio)
plural superstations
US
: a radio or television station whose signal is broadcast nationwide by satellite
Turner Broadcasting System is negotiating to have Superstation TBS switched from a superstation—a local Atlanta station whose signal is beamed broadly—to a basic cable channel. Chuck Ross

Word History

First Known Use

1977, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of superstation was in 1977

Dictionary Entries Near superstation

Cite this Entry

“Superstation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/superstation. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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