Services like Airbnb, Yelp, and yes, Uber are disrupting long-established industries, from taxis to hotels.
Speculations and conspiracy theories bounced from Russian cafés to taxis for at least a couple hours.
When you launch Hailo on your phone, you will automatically see on the map where Hailo-connected taxis are.
Of course, harassment happens in taxis just as it does in ridesharing vehicles.
taxis refused to enter SoHo or go anywhere near Madison Avenue.
Sue helped her passengers collect their hand baggage and sheperded them into the taxis.
And as all the taxis have been taken I—I—— But you haven't room.
The word syntax is derived from the Greek syn (with or together) and taxis (arrangement).
What has become of all the cabs which have been displaced by the taxis?
This is what comes of riding about in taxis and eating midnight suppers instead of exercising.
1907, shortening of taximeter cab (introduced in London in March 1907), from taximeter "automatic meter to record the distance and fare" (1898), from French taximètre, from German Taxameter (1890), coined from Medieval Latin taxa "tax, charge." An earlier English form was taxameter (1894), used in horse-drawn cabs. Taxi dancer "woman whose services may be hired at a dance hall" is recorded from 1930. Taxi squad in U.S. football is 1966, from a former Cleveland Browns owner who gave his reserves jobs with his taxicab company to keep them paid and available ["Dictionary of American Slang"], but other explanations (short-term hire or shuttling back and forth from the main team) seem possible.
1911, from earlier slang use of taxi (n.) for "aircraft." Related: Taxied; taxiing.
taxis tax·is (tāk'sĭs)
n. pl. tax·es (tāk'sēz)
The responsive movement of a free-moving organism or cell toward or away from an external stimulus, such as light.
The moving of a body part by manipulation into normal position, as after a dislocation.
Order; arrangement: stereotaxis.
Responsive movement; taxis: chemotaxis.
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