Definition of transoceanic in English:


Syllabification: trans·o·ce·an·ic
Pronunciation: /ˌtransōSHēˈanik, ˌtranz-


  • 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.

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