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airwaves

[air-weyvz] /ˈɛərˌweɪvz/
plural noun
1.
the media of radio and television broadcasting:
The airwaves were filled with news flashes about the crisis.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900, for earlier sense; air1 + waves (plural of wave)
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airwaves

/ˈɛəˌweɪvz/
plural noun
1.
(informal) radio waves used in radio and television broadcasting
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