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on the air

broadcasting (a radio or television program). The radio station came back on the air shortly after the storm. We were on the air for two hours.
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on the air

1. broadcasting Channel 4 stayed on the air all night to cover the breaking news.
2. being broadcast At least for this season the program will still be on the air.
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on the air

see under off the air.
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