Definition of dead air in English:

dead air

Syllabification: dead air

noun

An unintended interruption of the video or audio signal during a television or radio broadcast.
More example sentences
  • Radio producers consider dead air time even more of a sin than their television counterparts do.
  • We had to build it that way because in the broadcast world, dead air is a sin.
  • A lot of dead air, in between three liberal radio hosts congratulating each other on how clever they are.

Definition of dead air in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day dinkum
Pronunciation: ˈdɪŋkəm
adjective
(of an article or person) genuine, honest, true