hypermile

[ hahy-per-mahyl ]
/ ˈhaɪ pərˌmaɪl /

verb (used without object), hy·per·miled, hy·per·mil·ing

to improve fuel mileage in a motor vehicle, as by adopting certain driving techniques or making design alterations to the vehicle.

Nearby words

  1. hypermetabolism,
  2. hypermeter,
  3. hypermetria,
  4. hypermetropia,
  5. hypermicrosoma,
  6. hypermiling,
  7. hypermnesia,
  8. hypermodern school,
  9. hypermotility,
  10. hypermyotonia

Origin of hypermile

First recorded in 2006; hyper- + mile

Related formshy·per·mil·er, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for hypermiling

hypermiling

/ (ˈhaɪpəˌmaɪlɪŋ) /

noun

the practice of maximizing the fuel economy of a motor vehicle, especially through driving technique and vehicle maintenance
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