What does Intercontinental mean?

Definitions for Intercontinental
ˌɪn tərˌkɒn tnˈɛn tlInter·con·ti·nen·tal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. intercontinentaladjective

    extending or taking place between or among continents

    "intercontinental exploration"; "intercontinental flights"


  1. Intercontinentaladjective

    Passing between continents or capable of passing between continents; as, an intercontinental ballistic misile; an intercontinental airplane flight.


  1. intercontinentaladjective

    Taking place between two or more continents.

  2. intercontinentaladjective

    Having the ability to travel between continents.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Intercontinentaladjective

    between or among continents; subsisting or carried on between continents; as, intercontinental relations or commerce


  1. InterContinental

    InterContinental Hotels & Resorts is a brand of luxury hotels. Founded by Pan American World Airways under Juan Trippe, it is now owned by the InterContinental Hotels Group. The chain operates over 183 hotels and resorts in more than 60 nations.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Intercontinental

    in-tėr-kon-ti-nen′tal, adj. subsisting between different continents.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Intercontinental in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Intercontinental in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Intercontinental in a Sentence

  1. Bernardo Bortolotti:

    They still have $6 trillion-plus to deploy but we have a structural break in the accumulation of assets, we are at a turning point ... Unless Asia can create an area of regional free trade to replace the intercontinental flows then the same issues that are emerging now in the Gulf could also emerge in Asia.

  2. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    The Middle East is plagued by anti-Western, anti-democratic and anti-American extremism. Terrorists brutally behead their shackled captives before video cameras. Despots lead their people in chants of 'Death to America' while building intercontinental ballistic missiles to reach America.

  3. Gary Samore:

    Kim Jong-un was photographed in front of a map of the U.S. which appeared to show four targets for North Korean missiles – Hawaii, San Diego, Washington D.C. and perhaps Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana. however, most experts think Pyongyang does not yet have that ability since the regime hasn’t tested and demonstrated a reentry vehicle for its [intercontinental missiles].

  4. Air Force:

    The new helicopter will be an important tool for Airmen charged with securing and defending the nation's intercontinental ballistic missiles.

  5. Norihiro Fujito:

    If it's an intercontinental basaltic missile, it will likely reach America's west coast, but Trump would not wait until it reaches his land, so the market started to worry what Trump's next move would be.

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