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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Recent Examples on the Web Stedman and other supporters also contend the road is a first step to a power line intertie between to Kake that would reduce energy costs. Elwood Brehmer, Anchorage Daily News, "Opponents of $40 million Kake Road in Southeast Alaska argue for shifting cash to ferry system," 12 Mar. 2020 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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“Intertie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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