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  • verb Present participle of platoon.


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  • The internet search giant is looking at how cars behave en masse, and has conducted trials in Sweden of what is called 'platooning'.

    Yesterday's Dream Is Still Far From Reality Paul Skeldon 2011

  • Mike Conley couldn't exist with Kyle Lowry platooning, which is of course absurd. - All Posts 2009

  • -- Ikamvalethu, which is for pupils who are repeating matric, has been "platooning" at the Langa Comprehensive School for two years, holding classes between 3pm and 7pm.

    ANC Daily News Briefing 1993

  • Road trains, also known as "platooning," feature vehicles fitted with sensors that monitor the distance, speed and direction of the car in front and mimic its actions.

    Wired Top Stories Chuck Squatriglia 2011

  • Such communication also allows for "platooning", with one or more EN-Vs tagging along automatically behind a leader.

    The Economist: Correspondent's diary 2010

  • The problem, called "platooning", plagues buses, trains and even elevators.

    New Scientist - Online News 2009

  • We also created another school by 'platooning', which meant using one facility for two schools in the morning and the afternoon. "

    ANC Daily News Briefing 2003

  • With 'platooning' the hope is that both road speeds and traffic will be reduced and that fuel consumption will be reduced.

    Yesterday's Dream Is Still Far From Reality Paul Skeldon 2011

  • The right-handed hitting Werth began the season platooning with Geoff Jenkins in right field. 2008

  • Lee, who had been platooning with Hatch, was 4-for-4 on the winning drive for 43 yards. 2008


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