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Interstate

Meanings and phrases

interstate

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. involving and relating to the mutual relations of states especially of the United States

interstate

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. one of the system of highways linking major cities in the 48 contiguous states of the United States; interstate highway

Interstate Commerce Commission

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a former independent federal agency that supervised and set rates for carriers that transported goods and people between states; was terminated in 1995; ICC

interstate highway

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. one of the system of highways linking major cities in the 48 contiguous states of the United States; interstate
E.g.
  • §111 prohibits commercialization of interstate highway rest stops.
  • The department protects over 3000 highrise buildings, of the rapid rail system, and of interstate highway.
  • The steel posts used to hoist the antenna grid in the air were recycled from sign posts used on the interstate highway.

interstate commerce

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The federal government has the power to regulate interstate commerce by the Commerce Clause of the Constitution.
  • It proscribed "unlawful restraints and monopolies" in interstate commerce as well as conspiracies to erect them.
  • He also wrote several opinions upholding the power of Congress to regulate interstate commerce under the Commerce Clause.

interstate highways

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Colorado Springs is primarily served by two interstate highways.
  • One of his sources of power was holding funding control over the interstate highways.
  • Three interstate highways serve Davenport: Interstate 80, Interstate 280, and Interstate 74.
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