Origin of prius
Definition for prius (2 of 2)
noun, plural Prius, Prii [pree-ahy] /ˈpri aɪ/. Trademark.
Origin of Prius
- "In hybrids such as the Toyota Prius, computer software decides when to run the [gasoline] engine, when to run the electric motor and when to recharge the battery. … A full hybrid, such as the Toyota Prius, can provide a fuel economy improvement of 60 percent or more."-Joseph J. Romm and Andrew A. Fran Hybrid Vehicles Gain Traction Scientific American (April 2006)
Examples from the Web for prius
I drive a Prius, enjoy Vanilla lattes, and am married to a man.
May they all stand in a puddle and stick their tongues in a Prius charge port.
This argument makes about as much sense as saying that the recent death of actress Lauren Bacall means you should buy a Prius.Family Research Council Uses Robin Williams’s Suicide to Promote Gay Conversion Therapy|Asawin Suebsaeng|August 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Through these experiences we could understand each other more,” the head developer of Prius argues in Love Child.‘Love Child’ Game Over: Internet Addicts Let Their Baby Starve to Death|Nina Strochlic|July 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And the Prius is still a major player—with a significant change.
The prius of all judgments is the Ego, which posits the connection of subject and predicate.A History of Philosophy in Epitome|Albert Schwegler
Actuality is prius both λόγῳ and οὐσίᾳ: it is also prius χρόνῳ in a certain sense, though not in a certain other sense.Aristotle|George Grote
Prius enumerat futuræ conjugis bona immobilis, postea transit ad mobilia, Anglicè, chattel property.Bentley's Miscellany, Volume I|Various
Rem penitus explorabo; prius, enim digito tangam, ait uxor, quam dormivero.The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman|Laurence Sterne
But no, nothing could save that man; quem deus vult perdere, prius dementat.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition|Robert Louis Stevenson