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a. The time at which a radio or television program is broadcast: The host lost her voice just before airtime.
b. Time during a radio or television broadcast: a news program giving more airtime to celebrity gossip.
2. The amount of time during which a cell phone is connected to a network.


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


or air′ time`,

1. the particular time scheduled for the broadcast of a radio or television program.
2. the time during which a particular broadcast takes place on a given station.
3. the time during which calls are made or received on a mobile phone.
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The tool is called Airtime Analytics, and the radio division of CBS Corp.
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