taxi stand


Definition of taxi stand

: a place where taxis may park while awaiting hire

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Recent Examples on the Web Bike storage, bus stops, and taxi stands will move. Tim Logan,, "Construction zones coming soon to South Station platforms," 11 Jan. 2020 Another taxi stand will be put back into service for travelers passing through Terminals 7 and 8. USA TODAY, "Conch contest, golf tree, Geena Davis: News from around our 50 states," 9 Mar. 2020 Temporary taxi stands will be available at the east side of Third Street between Howard and Minna streets and south side of Howard Street between Fourth and Fifth streets. Roland Li,, "Dreamforce closes part of SF’s Howard Street, reroutes buses," 14 Nov. 2019 Unicef has held over 14,000 meetings at schools, churches, mosques, markets, taxi stands, bus stops and even funerals to discuss Ebola prevention and the need to seek care as soon as symptoms appear. New York Times, "For the Third Time, W.H.O. Declines to Declare the Ebola Outbreak an Emergency," 14 June 2019 Cabs are metered, safe, and easy to find at hotels and marked taxi stands. John Wogan, Condé Nast Traveler, "Dubai: The Layover Hub That’s Truly Worth Sticking Around For," 28 Mar. 2018 Half a dozen drivers from the taxi stand outside craned their necks through the window to watch the action as the volume inside the restaurant intensified. New York Times, "The Infamous Sochi Drug-Testing Lab Is Now a Gastro Pub," 19 June 2018 The ordinance also calls for periodic random drug testing of drivers, prohibits street hailing, forbids ride-share vehicles from using taxi stands and sets minimum liability insurance coverage of $1 million for drivers. Beau Evans,, "St. Bernard Parish approves ride-share rules," 17 May 2018 The app also encrypts passenger phone numbers and uses public landmarks like taxi stands as pickup points, instead of revealing passengers' addresses. Megan Spurrell, Condé Nast Traveler, "Uber Is Leaving Southeast Asia," 26 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of taxi stand

1922, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of taxi stand was in 1922

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“Taxi stand.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of taxi stand

US : a place where taxis park while waiting to be hired

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