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intermodal

Line breaks: inter|modal
Pronunciation: /ɪntəˈməʊd(ə)l
 
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Definition of intermodal in English:

adjective

Involving two or more different modes of transport in conveying goods: the intermodal network serving the Channel Tunnel
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  • BC Rail has already unloaded money-losing parts of its business like its trucking and intermodal transport and passenger rail service.
  • The story was much different for intermodal containers.
  • While on his trip, Mr. Lapierre led a trade mission, made speeches about intermodal transportation and attended dinners.

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