Definition of off-air in English:


Syllabification: off-air

adjective & adverb

  • 1Not being broadcast: [as adverb]: he is exactly the same off-air as he is on
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    • Mark H. Rodeffer is a researcher and off-air reporter at CNN's political unit.
    • There will also be many initiatives happening off-air too, allowing pupils to improve both their sporting and journalistic skills.
    • The report describes how the BBC adds public value through serving its audiences responsibly both on-air and off-air.
  • 2Of or relating to the reception of programs not broadcast by cable or satellite: an area where off-air reception is poor
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    • The BBC will run a major cross-media campaign promoting its digital radio portfolio on-air and off-air through December.
    • We're missing the off-air HDTV feeds from the antennae.
    • That includes the attic, where an off-air antenna might be located for local HD broadcast signals.

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