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Look up taxi in Wiktionary, the free dictionary.

Taxi may refer to: Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 150 languages. ...

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In transport

  • Taxicab, a vehicle for hire which conveys passengers between locations of their choice
  • Share taxi, a mode of transport that falls between private transport and conventional bus transport
  • Taximeter, a mechanical or electronic device installed in taxicabs
  • Water taxi, a small boat that transports passengers on water
  • Taxiing, the movement of an aircraft on the ground
  • Taxiway, the paved surface on which an aircraft taxis
  • Business jet, an air taxi or charter jet

Taxicab, short forms taxi or cab, is a type of public transport for a single passenger, or small group of passengers, typically for a non-shared ride. ... A share taxi is a mode of transport that falls between private transport and conventional bus transport, with a fixed route, but the convenience of stopping anywhere to pick or drop passengers, etc. ... A taximeter is a mechanical or electronic device installed in taxicabs, similar to an odometer, which calculates passenger fares based on a combination of distance travelled and waiting time. ... A New York Water Taxi docks at Pier 11 near Wall Street. ... Taxiing refers to an airplane moving under its own power on the ground, usually on wheels, but also includes aircraft with skis or floats (for water-based travel). ... A taxiway is a strip of land on an airport on which aircraft can roll (taxi) to or from a hangar, terminal, runway, or other facility. ... Business jet, private jet or, in slang, bizjet is a term describing a jet aircraft, usually of modest size, designed for transporting small groups of business people for commercial reasons at a time convenient to their business needs. ...

In television

  • Taxi (TV series), an American television comedy that aired from 1978 to 1983
  • Taxi! (TV series), a British television series that aired from 1963 to 1964
  • Taxi (Dutch TV series), a Dutch reality television show
  • Taxicab Confessions, an HBO documentary series

Taxi was an American sitcom that originally aired from 1978 to 1982 on ABC, and from 1982 to 1983 on NBC. The series focused on the everyday lives of a handful of New York City taxi drivers working for the Sunshine Cab Company, as well as their abusive dispatcher. ... Taxicab Confessions is a long-running series of no-holds-barred documentaries that air on the cable television network HBO. Set in taxi-friendly cities, such as New York City and Las Vegas, the series features a cast of regulars (producers) who pose as taxi drivers. ... HBO (Home Box Office) is an American premium cable television network. ...

In film

This article is about the 1976 American film. ... Movie poster of Taxi Taxi was a 1998 French movie starring Samy Naceri, written by Luc Besson, and directed by Gérard Pirès. ... Movie poster of Taxi 2 Taxi 2 is a 2000 French movie directed by Gérard Krawczyk. ... The Peugeot 406 from the movie doing a ski stunt off a flower container Taxi 3 is a 2003 French film directed by Gérard Krawczyk. ... Taxi 4 is the forthcoming sequel to the 2003 French Action/Comedy film Taxi 3. ... Taxi is a 2004 American remake of the 1998 Luc Besson-penned French film of the same name, starring Queen Latifah, Jimmy Fallon and Gisele Bündchen, and directed by Tim Story. ... Taxi! is a 1932 film starring James Cagney and Loretta Young. ... James Francis Cagney, Jr. ... Gregory Ratoff was an American film director, actor and producer. ...

In music

Taxi are a Romanian pop-rock band. ... GMM Grammy Public Company Limited (Thai: จีเอ็มเอ็ม แกรมมี่, or GMM Grammy) is the largest record label and entertainment company in Thailand. ... A successful alternative band from Gibraltar, signed by Sony Music, who achieved popularity in Spain. ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... It has been suggested that Otis Ferry be merged into this article or section. ... Big Yellow Taxi is a song originally written and performed by Joni Mitchell. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Vanessa Chantal Paradis (born December 22, 1972 in Saint-Maur-des-Fossés, Val-de-Marne, France) is a French singer and actress. ... Herb Alpert (born March 31, 1935 in Los Angeles, California) is an American musician most associated with the Tijuana Brass, a now-defunct brass band of which he was leader. ...

Other uses

  • TAXI (advertising agency)
  • Taxi (chocolate), a chocolate biscuit
  • Taxi (magazine), a bimonthly Guatemalan fashion, arts, and culture magazine started in 2004
  • Crazy Taxi (series), a video game series that involves driving a taxicab
  • Mystery Bus and Mystery Taxi, a humorous concept related to casual sex
  • Taxi Design Network, an international multidisciplinary design network and photo service
  • Taxis, an innate behavioral response by an organism
  • Thurn und Taxis, a German Princely House

  Results from FactBites:
 
Taxiing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (223 words)
Taxiing refers to an airplane moving under its own power on the ground, usually on wheels, but also includes aircraft with skis or floats (for water-based travel).
An airplane uses taxiways to taxi from one place on an airport to another.
A pilot controls the direction his or her airplane travels during taxiing with his or her feet.
Taxiing - General (1555 words)
Taxiing is the controlled movement of the airplane under its own power while on the ground.
When taxiing at normal taxi speeds in a no wind condition, the aileron and elevator control surfaces have little or no effect on directional control of the airplane and therefore should not be considered steering devices.
Initially, the pilot should taxi with the heels of the feet resting on the cockpit floor and the balls of the feet on the bottom of the rudder pedals (Fig.
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