What does interstate mean?

Definitions for interstateˌɪn tərˈsteɪt; ˈɪn tərˌsteɪt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word interstate.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. interstate, interstate highway(adj)

    one of the system of highways linking major cities in the 48 contiguous states of the United States

  2. interstate(adj)

    involving and relating to the mutual relations of states especially of the United States

    "Interstate Highway Commission"; "interstate highways"; "Interstate Commerce Commission"; "interstate commerce"


  1. interstate(n.)

    An interstate highway, part of the United States Interstate Highway system.


  1. interstate(Noun)

    A freeway that is part of the Interstate Highway System

  2. interstate(Adjective)

    of, or relating to two or more states

  3. interstate(Adjective)

    crossing states (usually provincial state, but also e.g. multinational sense).

    The truck driver drove interstate to unload.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Interstate(adj)

    pertaining to the mutual relations of States; existing between, or including, different States; as, interstate commerce


  1. Interstate

    Interstate is a digital typeface designed by Tobias Frere-Jones in the period 1993–1999, and licensed by Font Bureau. The typeface is closely related to the FHWA Series fonts, a signage alphabet drawn for the United States Federal Highway Administration in 1949. Frere-Jones' Interstate typeface, while optimal for signage, has refinements making it suitable for text setting in print and on-screen, and gained popularity as such in the 1990s. Due to its wide spacing, it is best suited for display usage in print, but Frere-Jones later designed another signage typeface, Whitney, published by Hoefler & Frere-Jones, that bears a resemblance to its ancestor while being less flamboyant and more economical for general print usage, in body copy or headlines. The terminals of ascending and descending strokes are cut at an angle to the stroke, and on curved strokes, terminals are drawn at a 90° angle to the stroke, positioning them at an angle to the baseline. Counters are open, even in the bold and bold condensed weights, further contributing to legibility. Punctuation is based on a rectangular shape, while official FHWA punctuation is based on a circular shape.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Interstate

    in′tėr-stāt, adj. existing between different states or persons therein.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of interstate in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of interstate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Matt Mead:

    It's challenging a particular commodity and we think that is interference with interstate commerce.

  2. Vladimir Putin:

    This was a stab in the back, on interstate level, I do not see the prospect for improving relations.

  3. Charles Kuralt:

    Thanks to the Interstate Highway System, it is now possible to travel from coast to coast without seeing anything.

  4. J. Edgar Hoover:

    I regret to say that we of the F.B.I. are powerless to act in cases of oral-genital intimacy, unless it has in some way obstructed interstate commerce.

  5. James Gagliano:

    We are disappointed that they have decided to take this approach, the Interstate Horseracing Act of 1978 is the lifeblood of the industry, and we strongly oppose any effort to repeal it.

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