- n. Driving a car slowly so as to maximize fuel efficiency.
“Consider the tactics of which some excessively enthusiastic American practitioners have been accused (although the originator of the term hypermiling says that they are”
“It's called hypermiling, but not everybody thinks it's such a good idea.”
“Have you ever said "hypermiling" in your life, besides just now?”
“In "hypermiling," a quirky new competitive pastime, the winning drivers have surpassed 150 miles per gallon in mass-produced hybrids.”
“If "hypermiling" is the 2008 Oxford Word Of The Year, Merriam-Webster counters with "bailout".”
“More now from CNN space correspondent, and based on his reporting last hour on "hypermiling" Mr. Rolling Traffic Jam, Mr. Roadblock, miles O'Brien.”
“CleanMPG. com founder Wayne Gerdes, an engineer from Illinois who coined the term "hypermiling" to describe the mileage-maximizing techniques, provided the pointers.”
“Speaking of mileage, I've been hearing the term "hypermiling" a lot lately.”
“Yaris, which is free, encourages useful global panic skills such as hypermiling with a subcompact, and is evocative of unemployment because hopefully someone lost their job over it.”
“The word of the year is "hypermiling," and it describes the act of driving your car so that you can get more mileage out of every gallon of gas you pump into your tank so that you save yourself some money and reduce your carbon footprint.”
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