Meaning of airtime

air•time

Pronunciation: (âr'tīm"), [key]
— n.
  1. the particular time that a program is broadcast or scheduled for broadcast: The airtime for the newscast is 10 p.m.
  2. the time during which a broadcast takes place: The airtime for the new show is from 10 to 10:30 p.m.
  3. a block of such time sold by a radio or television station to an advertiser, allotted to a political candidate, etc.: The company bought three minutes of airtime.
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