What does Intercontinental mean?

Definitions for Intercontinental
ˌɪn tərˌkɒn tnˈɛn tlin·ter·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.


  1. Intercontinental

    Intercontinental is an adjective to describe something which relates to more than one continent.


  1. intercontinental

    Intercontinental refers to something that occurs between, involves, or connects two or more continents. It can relate to various fields such as travel, transportation, communication, business, trade, or geopolitics. For instance, an intercontinental flight travels from one continent to another.

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. Bruce Klingner:

    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].

  2. The United:

    In today's world where many countries waste time dealing with The United States with submission and blind obedience, there's only our country on this planet that can shake the world by firing a missile with the The United States mainland in its range, there are more than 200 countries in the world, but only a few have hydrogen bombs, intercontinental ballistic missiles, and hypersonic missiles.

  3. 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.

  4. President Vladimir Putin:

    More than 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles able to overcome even the most technically advanced anti-missile defense systems will be added to the make-up of the nuclear arsenal this year.

  5. Van Jackson:

    Kim believes he doesn't need to compromise to get what he wants, doesn't need to conduct serious negotiations at the working level because he has recourse to Trump, and doesn't need to restrain any of his missile testing or actions abroad as long as he doesn't test an intercontinental ballistic missile.

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    B moan
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