transoceanic [trans-oh-shee-an-ik, tranz-] ExamplesWord Origin adjective
- extending across or traversing the ocean: a transoceanic cable.
- situated or living beyond the ocean: transoceanic peoples.
Origin of transoceanic First recorded in 1820–30; trans- + oceanic Related Words for trans-oceanic away, abroad, foreign, different, unfamiliar, alien, external, overseas, offshore, strange, across, transatlantic, transoceanic, transpacific, alienated, antipodal, barbarian, barbaric, distant, exotic Examples from the Web for trans-oceanic Contemporary Examples of trans-oceanic
For some time, pressure has been building on international airlines to provide cellphone service on trans-oceanic flights.
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Historical Examples of trans-oceanic
Mr. Field then directed his efforts to the completion of the trans-oceanic section.
There’s a friendly atmosphere aboard a trans-oceanic rocket.
Stanley Grauman Weinbaum
For trans-oceanic work the very longest wave-lengths are best.
Not many weeks ago I was talking to a well-known American publisher, and our conversation ran on the trans-oceanic view of Europe.
Now I maintain against all the world, that no man knows anything about the power of trans-oceanic migration.
British Dictionary definitions for trans-oceanic transoceanic adjective
- on or from the other side of an ocean
- crossing an ocean
Word Origin and History for trans-oceanic adj.