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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A device in a cab that registers the fare (based on the length of the ride).

Usage examples (35)
  • While the older compound word taximeter yielded the shorter taxi in English, that shorter word took a shortcut of its own in China.
  • Adieus were said, and Paul found himself again in his taximeter cab.
  • Baxter, who had received instructions to meet him, relieved him of his travelling bag, and a taximeter cab, whisking him quickly to the
  • Stopping only to borrow fifty francs for expenses from the cashier's wicket, Martin hurried his friend into a taximeter cab and gave the brief direction: "Pont de Neuilly." for more
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