Definitions

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  • a French high-speed train
  • n. A highball cocktail made with tequila, gin, and vodka (and sometimes orange juice) usually garnished with a slice of lemon, often served over ice.

Etymologies

From train à grande vitesse. (Wiktionary)
From its ingredients, tequila, gin, and vodka. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Some of them, like the TGV is and ICE are phenomenons on which the entire European economy relies.

    Can Spain’s AVE Train Kill the Airplane? | Inhabitat

  • He has the nickname TGV — the movement’s initials.

    Madagascar Opposition Refuses Referendum, Claims Power Again

  • They kept models of the French "Train A Grande Vitesse" sp, aka TGV, all over the offices.

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  • The company was called TGV, which originally stood for "Two Guys and a VAX", then "Three Guys and a VAX", then for nothing specific...

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  • The high-velocity rail system known as TGV (Train à grande vitesse) began operating between Paris and Lyons, offering passenger service at speeds up to 168 miles per hour.

    1983

  • The TGV is a haptic feedback device that uses solenoids, eccentric-mass motors, and Peltier elements-all controlled by custom electronics and a personal computer-to give users the ultimate immersive experience:

    Gizmodo

  • The French government operates 30,500 miles of track, 1,160 miles of which are genuine HSR lines (called TGV) that have average speeds of about 180 mph.

    The Insider Online

  • It is compromise that led everyone to go along with the actions of Andry Rajoelina, before suddenly realizing that the TGV might be a high speed train without brakes or a reverse gear.

    Global Voices Online

  • Plus ça change: a new plan promoted by the French president, Nicolas Sarkozy, would extend the high-speed rail line (known as the TGV) from Aix to Nice.

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  • France's "TGV," (Train a Grande Vitesse) as its high-speed rail system is called carried its 1 billionth passenger in November 2003 and expects to reach 2 billion by 2010.

    Raymond J. Learsy: The Stimulus Package: Why is Intercity Rail Service at the End of the Line?

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