hybrid electric vehicle: an automobile or other vehicle that is powered by an internal-combustion engine and an electric motor whose battery is charged by the engine and by regenerative braking that converts the vehicle's kinetic energy into electricity.
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How to use HEV in a sentence
I've always hed a reel mean feelin' about 'em; I didn't want ter come nigh 'em, nor ter HEV 'em come nigh me.Ramona | Helen Hunt Jackson
"Ye'll HEV ter eat out o' the same dish an' drink out o' the same cup," said he.Motor Matt's Daring, or, True to His Friends | Stanley R. Matthews
"Susie an' me HEV been waitin' fer quite a spell to hear what Matt done," complained Welcome.Motor Matt's Daring, or, True to His Friends | Stanley R. Matthews
HEV you enny objection to give him a lift on the box beside you?'Mrs. Skaggs's Husbands and Other Stories | Bret Harte
“Them fur-seals HEV been up hyar,” he says, glancing up the gorge.The Land of Fire | Mayne Reid