from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The time of day during which commuters go to and from work.
  • noun The time it takes to drive a specified distance or route.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun countable, uncountable The time it takes to drive between two points.
  • noun uncountable, countable, broadcasting The time of the day when most people commute to work, seen as a popular time to listen to the radio.


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