hypermiling

noun
hy·​per·​mil·​ing | \ ˈhī-pər-ˌmī-liŋ How to pronounce hypermiling (audio) \

Definition of hypermiling

: the use of fuel-saving techniques (such as lower speeds and frequent coasting) to maximize a vehicle's fuel mileage

Other Words from hypermiling

hypermiler \ ˈhī-​pər-​ˌmī-​lər How to pronounce hypermiling (audio) \ noun

Examples of hypermiling in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The hypermiling driving behaviors are as alluded to earlier. Lance Eliot, Forbes, 27 Jan. 2022 Placing it in Eco mode and practicing hypermiling saw the Maverick return a stunning 51 mpg. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 16 Oct. 2021

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First Known Use of hypermiling

2006, in the meaning defined above

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“Hypermiling.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hypermiling. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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