from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The time of day during which commuters go to and from work: interesting radio programming during drive time.
  • n. The time it takes to drive a specified distance or route: a drive time of 11 hours between Kansas City and Denver.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The time it takes to drive between two points.
  • n. The time of the day when most people commute to work, seen as a popular time to listen to the radio.


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