- extending across or traversing the ocean: a transoceanic cable.
- situated or living beyond the ocean: transoceanic peoples.
Origin of transoceanic
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Examples from the Web for trans-oceanic
For some time, pressure has been building on international airlines to provide cellphone service on trans-oceanic flights.The Parcel Bombers' Direct Hit
October 31, 2010
Mr. Field then directed his efforts to the completion of the trans-oceanic section.Heroes of the Telegraph
There's a friendly atmosphere aboard a trans-oceanic rocket.The Worlds of If
Stanley Grauman Weinbaum
For trans-oceanic work the very longest wave-lengths are best.Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son
Not many weeks ago I was talking to a well-known American publisher, and our conversation ran on the trans-oceanic view of Europe.My First Book:
Now I maintain against all the world, that no man knows anything about the power of trans-oceanic migration.
- on or from the other side of an ocean
- crossing an ocean
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Word Origin and History for trans-oceanic
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