transatlantic [trans-uh t-lan-tik, tranz-] ExamplesWord Origin adjective
Origin of transatlantic First recorded in 1770–80; trans- + Atlantic Related formstrans·at·lan·ti·cal·ly, adverb Related Words for trans-atlantic away, abroad, foreign, across, transatlantic, transoceanic, transpacific, oversea, transmarine Examples from the Web for trans-atlantic Contemporary Examples of trans-atlantic
He announced talks with the European Union to form a Trans-Atlantic Trade Area.
February 13, 2013
This trans-Atlantic element partly explains the trans-Atlantic success.
October 2, 2012
Trans-Atlantic air traffic would have come to an end; no one in their right mind would insure flights.
July 15, 2011
It’s high, but you get about 35 milirems on a trans-Atlantic flight.
March 12, 2011
Which is why the enormous trans-Atlantic cloud’s path over London creates the perfect storm, so to speak.
April 17, 2010
Historical Examples of trans-atlantic
The first trans-Atlantic cable annihilated the water barrier to thought.
Their ingenuity in advertising is as good as that of their trans-Atlantic brethren.
David R. Locke
Verily, there is little danger of starvation on a voyage by trans-Atlantic steamer.
Thomas W. Knox
It was announced that it would soon be tried on trans-Atlantic liners.
It had the tonnage of a small trans-Atlantic liner and the speed of a torpedo boat.
Vicente Blasco Ibez
British Dictionary definitions for trans-atlantic transatlantic adjective
- on or from the other side of the Atlantic
- crossing the Atlantic
Word Origin and History for trans-atlantic trans-Atlantic