intercontinental love

intercontinental

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Extending or taking place between or among continents.
  • adjective Having the capability of traveling from one continent to another.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Subsisting between different continents: as, intercontinental trade.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Between or among continents; subsisting or carried on between continents.
  • adjective Passing between continents or capable of passing between continents.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Taking place between two or more continents.
  • adjective Having the ability to travel between continents.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective extending or taking place between or among continents

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

inter- +‎ continental

Examples

  • As written, the pact would limit the United States and Russia to roughly 1,500 deployed long-range nuclear warheads, and 700 delivery systems such as intercontinental ballistic missiles and heavy bombers.

    Key Votes Loom for US-Russia Nuclear Treaty

  • The pact would limit the United States and Russia to roughly 1,500 deployed long-range nuclear warheads each, and 700 delivery systems such as intercontinental ballistic missiles or heavy bombers.

    US Senate Begins Debate on Nuclear Pact with Russia

  • As written, the pact would limit the United States and Russia to roughly 1,500 deployed long-range nuclear warheads, and 700 delivery systems such as intercontinental ballistic missiles and heavy bombers.

    Key Votes Loom for US-Russia Nuclear Treaty

  • If ratified, it would limit the United States and Russia to roughly 1,500 deployed long-range nuclear warheads each, and 700 delivery systems such as intercontinental ballistic missiles and heavy bombers.

    Leading Republican Senators Voice Opposition to START Treaty

  • If ratified, it would limit the United States and Russia to roughly 1,500 deployed long-range nuclear warheads each, and 700 delivery systems such as intercontinental ballistic missiles and heavy bombers.

    Leading Republican Senators Voice Opposition to START Treaty

  • -- Elise SoukupTechnology: Broadening the BandThe word "intercontinental" usually evokes thoughts of planes, not music.

    PERISCOPE

  • The START negotiations aim to reduce U.S. and Russian long-range nuclear weapons, such as intercontinental ballistic missiles carried on submarines.

    Latest Headlines - ABC 7 News

  • The START negotiations aim to reduce U.S. and Russian long-range nuclear weapons, such as intercontinental ballistic missiles carried on submarines.

    13WHAM: Top Stories

  • The Iranians already have missiles that can reach Europe, even if they are not technically "intercontinental" in the sense of having a range of 5000 km.

    New Scientist - Online News

  • (Italy) and Japan - adding further credibility to its 'intercontinental' label.

    Motoring

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