airwave

airwaves

[air-weyvz]
plural noun
the media of radio and television broadcasting: The airwaves were filled with news flashes about the crisis.

Origin:
1895–1900, for earlier sense; air1 + waves (plural of wave)

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airwaves (ˈɛəˌweɪvz)
 
pl n
informal radio waves used in radio and television broadcasting

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