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characterized by periodically enforced stops, as caused by heavy traffic or traffic signals:
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That's the danger zone for urban fender benders in
The engine is silky smooth and tractable for easy going around town or in
Then, as more people are added, it begins to show
patterns and sometimes extreme crushing.
It is late in the evening rush hour, typical
For ordinary drivers, he recommends avoiding
driving and idling, which depletes up to a gallon of gas per hour.
Aircraft conducting touch-and-go and
operations are considered to be departing from an intersection.
is an application of the kinematic method.
driving could drastically reduce how far you can get on a tank of gas, so take that into consideration.
However, some projects such as
vehicles can use fuel-based calculations.
Be aware that there may be narrow lanes, uneven pavement and
traffic within work zones.
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Nearby words for stop-and-go
stop dead in the tracks
stop on a dime
stop someone's clock
stop the clock