off-air

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off-air

(ôf′âr′, ŏf′-)
adj.
Spoken, occurring, or used not during broadcasting or not while being recorded for broadcasting: an off-air argument; off-air discussion.

off-air

adj, adv
1. (Broadcasting) obtained by reception of a radiated broadcasting signal rather than by line feed: an off-air recording.
2. (Broadcasting) connected with a radio or television programme but not broadcast: an off-air phone-in.
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2 crore on the purchase of sophisticated off-the-air interceptors for Delhi's Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB).
At left, George Ray, Rene Martin-Cleek and Sheldon Moskowitz, right, show off-the-air activities.
The DV103 improves upon the performance of the DV102 and is robustly tolerant of poorly behaved video sources such as low quality VHS videotapes and off-the-air broadcasts with noise.