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1. The medium of radio waves, especially as used by broadcast radio and television: a former radio personality returning to the airwaves.
2. Electromagnetic frequencies allocated for wireless broadcasting or communication: a public auction of airwaves for wireless communication.

air′wave′ adj.


a channel for broadcasting radio or television signals
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Noun1.airwave - medium for radio and television broadcastingairwave - medium for radio and television broadcasting; "the program was on the air from 9 til midnight"; "the president used the airwaves to take his message to the people"
medium - an intervening substance through which signals can travel as a means for communication
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For WMP, the project will include the replacement of all 10,000 hand held Airwave devices and equipment in more than 1,000 vehicles as well as significant infrastructure updates.
2 billion project to replace the current Airwave system with a new Emergency Services Network (ESN).
It has also come to light that extending the Airwave contracts, the Home Office's "sole mitigation" against delay in putting the new system in place, might not be possible, the report warns.
5 July 2016 - The United Kingdom's Competition and Markets Authority has unconditionally cleared public safety communication solutions and services provider Motorola Solutions' (NYSE: MSI) closed acquisition of UK-based Airwave Airwave, the CMA said.
Motorola Solutions, a specialist in communications networks and equipment for public safety, is set to acquire Airwave for GBP817.
WHEN Airwave came up for auction as a yearling at Doncaster in 2001, her family was more renowned for producing tough sprint winners rather than runners capable of mixing it in stakes company.
GEAR4, an iPod and iPhone audio brand with an emphasis on innovative design, and Frontier Silicon, a major supplier of digital radio and network audio technology, have partnered to develop an Apple app to enable the remote control of the wide range of features contained in the HouseParty Airwave.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-February 17, 2011-Frontier Silicon and GEAR4 partner on HouseParty Airwave app(C)1994-2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
Called Airwave, the battery-free controls use solar power and kinetic energy to wirelessly communicate with light fixtures.
The Communication Workers Union has issued notice to emergency telecoms network provider Airwave - owned by Australian Private Equity firm Macquarie - for two days of strike action starting on Friday.
Sergeant Simon Fuller, South Wales Police Federation's deputy chairman, said areas of the showpiece Cardiff venue were blackspots for Airwave radios.
Spanish telecoms group Telefonica, which owns the Airwave business following the acquisition of parent company O2 in 2005, agreed the deal with Australia's Macquarie investment bank.