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taxi

a car, usually fitted with a taximeter, that may be hired, along with its driver, to carry passengers to any specified destination

Taxi

 

a motor vehicle that transports passengers or freight for a fare based on the reading of a taximeter. Taxis first appeared in London in 1903 and in St. Petersburg in 1907. Taxis may be production passenger cars, trucks, or dual-purpose vehicles, or they may be vehicles specially designed for taxi service, with larger baggage compartments, heavy-duty door hinges and locks, and other special features. Minibuses also provide a type of taxi service. They travel over specific routes and make stops according to a timetable, and passengers are charged a standard fare.

taxi

(1) See transportation network company.

(2) (TAXI) (Transparent Asynchronous Transmitter/Receiver Interface) A 100 Mbps ATM transmission standard defined by the ATM Forum.
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