in·​ter·​tie | \ ˈin-tər-ˌtī How to pronounce intertie (audio) \

Definition of intertie

: an interconnection permitting passage of current between two or more electric utility systems

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The roadless rule the judge upheld allows for connector roads between communities and to hydro sites, as well as utility interties. Alaska Dispatch News, "Readers write: Letters to the editor, September 26, 2017," 26 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of intertie

1951, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of intertie was in 1951

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