Meaning of TAXI in English

TAXI

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( taxis, taxiing, taxied)

1.

A taxi is a car driven by a person whose job is to take people where they want to go in return for money.

The taxi drew up in front of the Riviera Club...

He set off by taxi.

= cab

N-COUNT : also by N

2.

When an aircraft taxis along the ground, or when a pilot taxis a plane somewhere, it moves slowly along the ground.

She gave permission to the plane to taxi into position and hold for takeoff...

The pilot taxied the plane to the end of the runway.

VERB : V prep / adv , V n prep / adv , also V , V n

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