[ in-ter-mohd-l ]
/ ˌɪn tərˈmoʊd l /
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pertaining to or suitable for transportation involving more than one form of carrier, as truck and rail, or truck, ship, and rail.
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Compare bimodal (def. 2).
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British Dictionary definitions for intermodal
/ (ˌɪntəˈməʊdəl) /
(of a transport system) using different modes of conveyance in conjunction, such as ships, aircraft, road vehicles, etc
(of a container) able to be carried by different modes of conveyance without being unpacked
psychol denoting an interaction between different senses
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