long-distance long-distance

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) of or relating to or being a long-distance telephone call
  2. (adj) covering a long distance

Usage(s):

  1. The FCC cuts long-distance telephone rates by $1.
  2. Fishy or not, the Baby Bells have outmaneuvered the long-distance carriers at nearly every turn.
  3. Previously offered mainly by small start-ups, VOIP has generated so much interest that long-distance giant ATT began offering it this month.

News

  1. 56 MPG 2014 Volkswagen Golf GTD is the Long-Distance Express Car of the Golf Range

    WOLFSBURG, GERMANY – June 11, 2013: GTD – these three letters say it all. They stand for “Gran Turismo Diesel” – the long-distance express car of the Golf range.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Auto Channel

  2. Bicyclists follow Waterfront Trail across Ontario; spending as they go

    This surely isn’t the first time you’ve heard this, but it certainly bears repeating: Creating long-distance bicycle routes and trails draws travelers on two wheels who spend money. Twenty-seven Canadian communities will learn that this summer when a new, 370-mile section Ontario’s Waterfront Trail will be opened along the north shore of Lake Erie. Coming in the … Continue reading »
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Biking Bis

  3. Library to host program on long-distance cycling

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Public Library, 414 W. Judd St., will host a program about long-distance cycling at 7 p.m. Thursday.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Northwest Herald

Quotes

  1. "Haile Gebrselassie is arguably the best long-distance runner of the present generation," Rogge said, adding however, the runner is "slightly asthmatic."
    on Apr 5, 2006 By: Jacques Rogge Source: 940 News

  2. "This week, the presidential contest was a long-distance affair, with my opponent touring various continents and arriving yesterday in Paris," Mr. McCain said. "With all the breathless coverage from abroad, and with Senator Obama now...
    on Jul 26, 2008 By: John McCain Source: New York Times

  3. "When applied to customers who did not make any long-distance calls, the monthly fee was equivalent to an unauthorized increase to the residential local service rate," said CRTC chairman Konrad von Finckenstein. "We will use our powers...
    on Apr 17, 2008 By: Konrad von Finckenstein Source: 680 News

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