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.

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