long-distance : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • a  of or relating to or being a long-distance telephone call
    a long-distance call
    a long-distance transmission line
    a long-distance operator
  • s  covering a long distance
    a long-distance runner
    a long-distance freight train
    she ran off with a long-distance truck driver

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


  • Jacques Rogge in 940 News
    Haile Gebrselassie is arguably the best long-distance runner of the present generation,Rogge said, adding however, the runner is "slightly asthmatic."
  • John McCain in New York Times
    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...
  • Konrad von Finckenstein in 680 News
    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...

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