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guzzle

[′gəz·əl]
(meteorology)
In the Shetland Islands, an angry blast of wind, dry and parching.
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You really need a pipeline into the RBI's printing press if you want to be in the wireless business because it is a guzzler of currency, every minute, every hour and every single day," he added.
Then I agreed to test a water guzzler of unique design that overcame all the limiting factors I faced with my puddles.
A study by the nonprofit Friends of the Earth found that, since 1999, major automakers have avoided paying billions of dollars In Gas Guzzler Taxes by calling passenger vehicles "light trucks.
Our claims data fell in line with other reports and market sources and did show that fuel-efficient vehicles tend to rise more quickly and reliably in value during periods of high prices than gas guzzlers, which fall in value," he added.
These are the American Automobile Labelling Act, the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) payment and the so-called Gas Guzzler Tax.
They are drinking Champagne, with all the helicopters and private planes, Rolls Royces and every petrol guzzler you can name, and we are worrying about if we can afford to turn on the light.
He also defended the Freelander 2 against the "gas guzzler" charge, saying: "The Freelander does 38 miles per gallon - it's not a gas guzzler.
Whether those early studies were ignored or discredited isn't known, but what is clear is that state wildlife agencies, along with nonprofit conservation groups, went on a guzzler building spree that continues today.
With a base price of $66,000--which doesn't include the mandatory gas guzzler tax ($2,100) or destination charge ($720)--the RS4 isn't exactly cheap.
Gas guzzler tax: Limousines rated at more than 6,000 pounds unloaded gross vehicle weight are now exempt from the gas guzzler tax, as they are excluded from the definition of an automobile.
The Answers to Your Questions link on the homepage leads to information on how greenhouse gas emissions are determined, whether to use premium or regular gasoline, how fuel economy estimates are obtained, the gas guzzler tax, and tax incentives for alternative fuel and hybrid vehicles.
The Gas Guzzler had to be the week's strangest story.