• Definition for "dead air"
    • An unintended interruption in a broadcast during which…
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  • Urban Dictionary for "dead air"
    • a rapid and unwanted silence (from…
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dead air definition

  • noun:
    • An unintended interruption in a broadcast during which there's no noise.
    • An unintended interruption in a radio broadcast when there's absolutely no sound; a similar disruption of a television broadcast by which there clearly was neither noise nor videos sign.
    • an inadvertent disruption in a broadcast where there is absolutely no sound
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