Definition of transoceanic in English:

transoceanic

Pronunciation /ˌtransəʊsɪˈanɪk//ˌtranzəʊʃɪˈanɪk//ˌtrɑːnzəʊʃɪˈanɪk//trɑːnsəʊsɪˈanɪk//trɑːnsəʊʃɪˈanɪk//ˌtransəʊʃɪˈanɪk//ˌtranzəʊsɪˈanɪk//ˌtrɑːnzəʊsɪˈanɪk/

adjective

  • 1Crossing an ocean.

    ‘the transoceanic cable system’
    • ‘In 1874, Brazil was connected to Europe by transoceanic cable.’
    • ‘Although remarkable, these voyages were not truly transoceanic; the Indian Ocean often being viewed as the Asian counterpart to the Mediterraean Sea.’
    • ‘While reaffirming the legal point about physical possession, this passage also makes it clear that, according to civil law, transoceanic enterprises had to be authorized by a Christian monarch.’
    • ‘Second, the flight was an opportunity to build on previous successes in transoceanic flying.’
    • ‘Diabetes is a condition which usually disqualifies a skipper from transoceanic solo racing.’
    • ‘My question is do you think that there will be a successful low-cost carrier to ply transoceanic routes?’
    • ‘Carriers vie for global telecom domination, investing in state-of-the-art networks comprised of transcontinental backbones and transoceanic cables, but bandwidth paucity persists.’
    • ‘It literally depends on that transoceanic pipe.’
    • ‘Although amphetamines can be prescribed by flight surgeons to pilots on transoceanic transport flights, they are not supposed to be used for combat missions.’
    • ‘The China Clipper was about to make transoceanic passenger service a reality.’
    • ‘He discusses the science of the telegraph and the transoceanic telegraph cables that linked the world.’
    • ‘Of course the delay in delivering a letter across the Atlantic Ocean was considerable in those days, the first transoceanic telegraph still decades in the future.’
    • ‘But, like all living creatures, birds are fallible even without the storms and transoceanic journeys.’
    • ‘Reliance was planning to acquire the transoceanic cable provider for around $211 million in cash, with a price of $97.41 per share.’
    • ‘It was impressive considering that the largest undersea transoceanic telephone cable at the time carried only 256 channels.’
    • ‘A specification for a transoceanic transport airplane usually described a range of 4000 miles, roughly the distance from bases in northeastern United States to bases in West Germany.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Obviously, it would not significantly affect longer nonstop and transoceanic flights.’
    • ‘He was the first person to chart the flow of the Gulf Stream, to conduct deep-sea soundings, and to imagine the potential of a transoceanic cable.’
    • ‘Meanwhile burgeoning transoceanic commerce, resulting in regular and improved shipping (steamships were introduced by the 1840s), facilitated the migration process.’
    1. 1.1 Coming from or situated beyond an ocean.
      ‘there is a higher rate for letters intended for transoceanic countries’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘Commitment to a transoceanic community evidently persisted for decades.’
      • ‘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.’

Pronunciation

transoceanic

/ˌtransəʊsɪˈanɪk//ˌtranzəʊʃɪˈanɪk//ˌtrɑːnzəʊʃɪˈanɪk//trɑːnsəʊsɪˈanɪk//trɑːnsəʊʃɪˈanɪk//ˌtransəʊʃɪˈanɪk//ˌtranzəʊsɪˈanɪk//ˌtrɑːnzəʊsɪˈanɪk/