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intermodal

[in-ter-mohd-l] /ˌɪn tərˈmoʊd l/
adjective, Transportation
1.
pertaining to or suitable for transportation involving more than one form of carrier, as truck and rail, or truck, ship, and rail.
Also, multimodal.
Compare bimodal (def 2).
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; inter- + modal
Related forms
intermodalism, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for inter modal

intermodal

/ˌɪntəˈməʊdəl/
adjective
1.
(of a transport system) using different modes of conveyance in conjunction, such as ships, aircraft, road vehicles, etc
2.
(of a container) able to be carried by different modes of conveyance without being unpacked
3.
(psychol) denoting an interaction between different senses
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Word Origin and History for inter modal

intermodal

adj.

1963, from inter- + modal.

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