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

1895–1900, for earlier sense; air1 + waves (plural of wave) Unabridged
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airwaves (ˈɛəˌweɪvz)
pl n
informal radio waves used in radio and television broadcasting

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Example sentences
Long before crime filled the headlines and the airwaves, there was the alleged
  communist threat.
Many of these songs live on today, around campfires and on the airwaves.
Mobile phone networks failed as people across the region jammed the airwaves
  trying to reach relatives.
On the airwaves and in the blogosphere, it got uglier.
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