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Taxi

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Taxi may mean:

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  • A Romanian pop band -- see Taxi.
  • An Australian exclamation, normally heard in pubs, clubs and bars following an act of discoordination (i.e. spilling drinks or breaking glasses). Suggesting that the uncoordinated party should probably be put in a taxi and sent home immediately.
  • A video game (Crazy Taxi) for game consoles in which players receive money and/or points for picking up passengers and delivering them on time to their destinations and performing stunts such as weaving through traffic, jumping off things, and speeding.
  • The taxi chocolate bar

Etymology

The word taxi arose as short for "taximeter", which was made from French taxe = "price" and Greek metron = "measure".

Contrast with

Taxis (singular) -- an oriented locomotion in a gradient, usually of simple organisms (chemotaxis, magnetotaxis, ...). The word taxis arose as Greek for "arrangement", from the verb tassein.

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nl:Taxi (doorverwijspagina) pt:Táxi (desambiguação) sv:Taxi (olika betydelser)

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