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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.
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(Broadcasting) informal radio waves used in radio and television broadcasting
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the medium of radio and television broadcasting: airwaves filled with news of the crisis.
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Radio waves used to transmit radio and television signals.
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airwaves[ˈɛəweɪvz] NPL (Rad, TV) (= radio waves) → ondas fpl hertzianas; (= programmes) → programación f
over the airwaves → a través de las ondas, por los medios de comunicación audiovisuales
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airwavesair waves [ˈɛərweɪvz] npl
(= radio waves) → ondes fpl
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