[in-ter-steyd] /ˈɪn tərˌsteɪd/
a period of temporary retreat of ice during a glacial stage; a warming period.
another word for interglacial
[steyj] /steɪdʒ/ noun 1. a single step or degree in a process; a particular phase, period, position, etc., in a process, development, or series. 2. a raised platform or floor, as for speakers, performers, etc. 3. Theater. 4. the stage, the theater, especially acting, as a profession: He plans to make the stage his career. […]
[adjective in-ter-steyt; noun in-ter-steyt] /adjective ˌɪn tərˈsteɪt; noun ˈɪn tərˌsteɪt/ adjective 1. connecting or involving different : interstate commerce. noun 2. a highway serving two or more . 3. (sometimes initial capital letter) a highway that is part of the nationwide U.S. Interstate Highway System. /ˈɪntəˌsteɪt/ adjective 1. between or involving two or more of […]
noun, U.S. Government. 1. a board, consisting of seven members, that supervises and regulates all carriers, except airplanes, engaged in interstate commerce. Abbreviation: I.C.C., ICC. Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) A federal agency that monitors the business operations of carriers transporting goods and people between states. Its jurisdiction includes railroads, ships, trucks, buses, oil pipelines, and […]
noun 1. a network of U.S. highways connecting the 48 contiguous states and most of the cities with populations above 50,000, begun in the 1950s and estimated to carry about a fifth of the nation’s traffic.