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or air time

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  1. the particular time that a program is broadcast or scheduled for broadcast: The airtime for the newscast is 10 p.m.
  2. the time during which a broadcast takes place: The airtime for the new show is from 10 to 10:30 p.m.
  3. a block of such time sold by a radio or television station to an advertiser, allotted to a political candidate, etc.: The company bought three minutes of airtime.
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Origin of airtime

First recorded in 1940–45; air1 + time
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Related Words for air time

announcement, publication, show, transmission, program, advertisement, performance, simulcast, newscast, television, radio, telecast, performing, reporting, transmitting, airing, radiocast, newscasting

British Dictionary definitions for air time


  1. the time allocated to a particular programme, item, topic, or type of material on radio or television
  2. the time of the start of a radio or television broadcast
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