Translation of superhighway in Spanish:

superhighway

Pronunciation: /ˈsuːpərˌhaɪweɪ; ˈsuːpəˌhaɪweɪ/

n

  • 1.1 (AmE) [Auto] autopista (f)
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    • There were still some functioning ones on interstate superhighways running through the Southwest and Midwest Sectors.
    • In the US and Europe, we're used to electricity at the flick of a switch, clean water from the kitchen faucet, high-speed rail, and well-paved superhighways traveled by giant, refrigerated trucks.
    • Americans think gridlock results from merging, entering and exiting traffic, or from ‘gaper blockings’ at accident sites on superhighways, and the like.
    1.2 [Comput] the information superhighway la autopista de la comunicación
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    • This is because the Internet is the information superhighway and most people use it for information of some sort.
    • The Internet merely as an information superhighway along which an advertiser sticks virtual billboards missed one of the most important aspects of the Internet: its ability to work as a one-to-one medium.
    • Our research team has undertaken the first comprehensive study of child pornography on the information superhighway, and let me tell you: Perversion has gone digital, and we need to penetrate this problem now.

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