Definition of intermodal in English:


Syllabification: in·ter·mod·al
Pronunciation: /ˌintərˈmodl


  • Involving two or more different modes of transportation in conveying goods.
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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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