transcontinental


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trans·con·ti·nen·tal

 (trăns′kŏn-tə-nĕn′tl)
adj.
Spanning or crossing a continent.

transcontinental

(ˌtrænzkɒntɪˈnɛntəl)
adj
1. crossing a continent
2. on or from the far side of a continent
ˌtranscontiˈnentally adv

trans•con•ti•nen•tal

(ˌtræns kɒn tnˈɛn tl)

adj.
1. passing or extending across a continent: a transcontinental railroad.
2. on the other, or far, side of a continent.
[1850–55]
trans`con•ti•nen′tal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.transcontinental - spanning or crossing or on the farther side of a continenttranscontinental - spanning or crossing or on the farther side of a continent; "transcontinental railway"; "transcontinental travelers"; "a transcontinental city"
continental - being or concerning or limited to a continent especially the continents of North America or Europe; "the continental United States"; "continental Europe"; "continental waters"
Translations
عَبْرَ القارات
transkontinentální
transkontinental
transzkontinentális
sem fer òvert yfir meginland
transkontinentinis
transkontinentāls
transkontinentálny
kıta aşırı

transcontinental

[ˈtrænzˌkɒntɪˈnentl] ADJtranscontinental

transcontinental

[ˌtrænskɒntɪˈnɛntəl] adj [route, railway] → transcontinental(e)

transcontinental

transcontinental

(ˈtrӕnzkontiˈnentl) adjective
crossing a continent. a transcontinental railway.
References in classic literature ?
I was gradually coming to have a mysterious and shuddery reverence for this girl; nowadays whenever she pulled out from the station and got her train fairly started on one of those horizonless transcontinental sentences of hers, it was borne in upon me that I was standing in the awful presence of the Mother of the German Language.
He was a thin-faced ascetic, living in a state of high, attenuated calm--a molten planet under a transcontinental ice sheet.
Martin glanced at the upper left-hand corner and read the name and address of the TRANSCONTINENTAL MONTHLY.
He knew the story in the hands of the TRANSCONTINENTAL.
The TRANSCONTINENTAL sold for twenty-five cents, and its dignified and artistic cover proclaimed it as among the first-class magazines.
25, 1915, Theodore Newton Vail, president of the American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T), participated in the first transcontinental call, live from Jekyll Island.
TC Transcontinental is the largest printer and leading provider of media and marketing activation solutions in Canada.
In economic terms, transcontinental railroads are seen as an engine of growth, integrating eastern and western markets and thereby opening the possibility of settlement.
Beyond the truncation of the word Transcontinental, the 't' in the new 'tc' stands for technology, while the 'c' represents community.
Transcontinental Vice President Pierre Marcoux said the magazine is written to highlight the ideal of sustainable development and the application of sustainable development principles in business and development.
North America's seventh-largest printer and Canada's leading newspaper printer will begin production work in spring 2009 in a new San Francisco Bay Area plant that Transcontinental said will be equipped with the latest advanced technology.
The airline said that, developed by Conclave Chef Nancy Brussat-Barocci of Convito Italiano & Betise, the new transcontinental menu options will be offered for breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as the midnight snack service on overnight flights.

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