on-air

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Etymology[edit]

Derived from early use of radio, literally sending the transmission on the air waves

Adjective[edit]

on-air (not comparable)

  1. Broadcast (as opposed to recorded).

Adverb[edit]

on-air (not comparable)

  1. Actually broadcasting on a radio or television station (as opposed to just recording for later transmission).
    He didn't realise he had made his remarks on-air.

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