Definition of transoceanic in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌtranzōSHēˈanik/


1Crossing an ocean: the transoceanic cable system
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  • Though they are not ships, oil and gas rigs in the ocean, and transoceanic cables too, are as worthy of naval attack and defense as any ship might be.
  • Reliance was planning to acquire the transoceanic cable provider for around $211 million in cash, with a price of $97.41 per share.
  • He discusses the science of the telegraph and the transoceanic telegraph cables that linked the world.
1.1Coming from or situated beyond an ocean: there is a higher rate for letters intended for transoceanic countries
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  • Second, the European powers that generated transoceanic settlements were typically much smaller in territory than their overseas outposts and in due course became so in population, too.
  • Taking place in Washington, D.C., and San Francisco with intimations of its transoceanic neighbor, Japan, the play already fails by not making these places compellingly present.
  • The energy and momentum of these transoceanic waves can take them thousands of kilometers from their origin before slamming into far-distant islands or coastal areas.

Words that rhyme with transoceanic

aldermanic, botanic, Brahmanic, Britannic, epiphanic, galvanic, Germanic, Hispanic, interoceanic, Koranic, manganic, manic, mechanic, messianic, oceanic, organic, panic, Puranic, Romanic, satanic, shamanic, talismanic, titanic, tympanic, volcanic

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Syllabification: trans·o·ce·an·ic

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