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interstate

connecting different states: interstate commerce; a highway serving more than one state: the U.S. Interstate Highway System
Not to be confused with:
intestate – said of a person who dies without having made a will: No one knows who her heirs should be because she died intestate.
intrastate – operating within the boundaries of a state: intrastate companies

in·ter·state

 (ĭn′tər-stāt′)
adj.
Involving, existing between, or connecting two or more states.
n.
One of a national system of expressways connecting major population centers in the United States.

interstate

(ˈɪntəˌsteɪt)
adj
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) between or involving two or more of the states of the US, Australia, etc
adv
Austral to or into another state
n
(Civil Engineering) US a motorway crossing between states

in•ter•state

(adj. ˌɪn tərˈsteɪt; n. ˈɪn tərˌsteɪt)

adj.
1. connecting or involving different states.
n.
2. (sometimes cap.) a highway that is part of the nationwide U.S. Interstate Highway System.
[1835–45, Amer.]

interstate

- A highway that is part of the federal network of major roads; despite their name, some interstates do not cross state lines.
See also related terms for highway.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.interstate - one of the system of highways linking major cities in the 48 contiguous states of the United States
highway, main road - a major road for any form of motor transport
Adj.1.interstate - involving and relating to the mutual relations of states especially of the United States; "Interstate Highway Commission"; "interstate highways"; "Interstate Commerce Commission"; "interstate commerce"
intrastate - relating to or existing within the boundaries of a state; "intrastate as well as interstate commerce"
Translations
interétatique

interstate

[ˌɪntəˈsteɪt] ADJ [relations, commerce] → interestatal, entre estados (US) [highway] → interestatal

interstate

adj (US) → zwischen den (US-Bundes)staaten, zwischenstaatlich; interstate highway(Bundes)autobahn f, → Interstate Highway m
n (US) → (Bundes)autobahn f, → Interstate (Highway) m

interstate

[ˌɪntəˈsteɪt] adjfra stati
References in classic literature ?
or swine, or the packing of any of their products, the carcasses or products of which are to become subjects of interstate or foreign commerce, shall make application to the Secretary of Agriculture for inspection of said animals and their products....
No microscopic examination will be made of hogs slaughtered for interstate trade, but this examination shall be confined to those intended for the export trade.)
"It's on record, your position on interstate commerce regulation, on regulation of the railway trust and Standard Oil, on the conservation of the forests, on a thousand and one restrictive measures that are nothing else than socialistic."
It allows drivers to move between Interstates 55,22 and 40 without going through Memphis.
Obama and many members of Congress will be focused on finding more money for America's interstates.
The Iowa State Patrol is looking at using cameras in work zones and other stretches of the interstates, but the patrol says there are no plans for the cameras statewide.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission walked a fine line with its final rule on natural gas flow posting, reducing the number of intrastate pipelines--called major non-interstates for the purpose of this rulemaking--that will have to comply while at the same time ditching a former proposal which interstates had opposed.
FERC walked a fine line with its final rule on natural gas flow posting, reducing the number of intrastate pipelines--called major non-interstates for the purpose of this rulemaking--who will have to comply while at the same time ditching a former proposal which interstates had opposed.
There's plenty more work that could be done on the Interstates if money was available, he said.
Despite high prices at the gas pumps, Americans are still expected to hit the road this summer, cruising along the interstates. Most will be unaware the system is marking its Golden Anniversary.

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