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transoceanic

[trans-oh-shee-an-ik, tranz-] /ˌtræns oʊ ʃiˈæn ɪk, ˌtrænz-/
adjective
1.
extending across or traversing the ocean:
a transoceanic cable.
2.
situated or living beyond the ocean:
transoceanic peoples.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; trans- + oceanic
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Examples from the web for transoceanic
  • Other transoceanic drifters have had much larger effects.
  • So, dispersal theory predicts that transoceanic dispersal should be a common event.
  • But transoceanic submarine cables were outside of its traditional realm.
  • In the beginning, transoceanic exploration was funded by governments.
  • transoceanic travel would be a factor of months without planes, and numerous rural zones can't be reached without it.
  • The air upgrade applies to the transoceanic portion of flight itineraries and is a capacity-controlled program, the line says.
  • The would-be bomber paid cash and checked no luggage on a transoceanic flight.
  • The airplane manufacturer chooses him to pilot his plane on a great transoceanic flight.
  • Built for long range, it served transoceanic routes that covered world-spanning distances but attracted too few travelers.
British Dictionary definitions for transoceanic

transoceanic

/ˈtrænzˌəʊʃɪˈænɪk/
adjective
1.
on or from the other side of an ocean
2.
crossing an ocean
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