Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of taxi.

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Examples

  • The NC-4 "taxied" a hundred miles to Chatham after a forced landing, and the NC-3 came in two hundred and five miles to

    Opportunities in Aviation

  • For nearly a hundred yards the sea-plane "taxied", rising lightly over the waves; then almost imperceptibly it glided upwards with an even motion.

    The Submarine Hunters A Story of the Naval Patrol Work in the Great War

  • Making a graceful volplane, the sea-plane alighted with a faint splash upon the surface of the water, and "taxied" to leeward of the motionless vessel.

    The Submarine Hunters A Story of the Naval Patrol Work in the Great War

  • "I remember as we 'taxied' over the aerodrome that the roar of the engine on each side of me, the flashing of lights, the other machines as they passed us or waited with slowly 'ticking-over props' for us to pass, the different-colored lights which were being fired down from machines already in the air and the lights fired up from the ground, all combined and whirled through my excited brain like a meaningless nightmare.

    Night Bombing with the Bedouins

  • The plane taxied down a short runway and we were soon airborne.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Grandmothers

  • This collective image includes towering edifices, taxied roadways and neon billboards.

    Marielle Anzelone: Nature in New York City

  • Kayleigh Perkins leapt from the UL-72 Miss Foster Care hydroplane that caught fire as she taxied to shore after a test run in Lake Washington during a spring training event, Thursday, in Seattle.

    Photos of the Day: April 22

  • On landing No. 1 taxied to the side of the strip and took up a position near his take off point.

    Walter (Bill) Gossner

  • When we were only a few hundred yards away the two DC3¬ís taxied to the strip and took off.

    Walter (Bill) Gossner

  • As Kelly taxied in, only the 25th time NASA has brought a shuttle back at night, he said, landing the space shuttle is "really an incredible trip."

    Kelly lands Endeavour for final time

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