Definition of station break in English:

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station break

Pronunciation: /ˈstāSHən ˌbrāk/

noun

North American
A pause between broadcast programs for an announcement of the identity of the station transmitting them, typically also containing commercials.
Example sentences
  • The same principle is sometimes used with broadcast advertising when a commercial is continued after a station break or other commercials.
  • My hair had grown out quite a bit since he'd last seen me; as I did a station break, he stood behind me, running his fingers through my hair.
  • The changes announced on Thursday would bring clarity to the management structure and would facilitate changes which would help the station break even in the coming year.

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Syllabification: sta·tion break

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