Definition of transcontinental
: extending or going across a continent a transcontinental railroad
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Many airlines are already offering premium transcontinental service, including JetBlue, which last month announced expansion of its premium and highly praised Mint service.
Fliers who pay extra for Economy Plus seating will get free hot meals and a complimentary alcoholic drink on the updated transcontinental service, which starts July 1.
Traditionally the net has been shaped like a pyramid with small ISPs at the bottom, connecting up to regional carriers, that connect to backbone and transcontinental carriers.
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Definition of transcontinental for English Language Learners
: going across a continent
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Definition of transcontinental for Students
: crossing, extending across, or being on the farther side of a continent
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