car rental

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n car rental a rented car "she picked up a hire car at the airport and drove to her hotel"
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Usage

In literature:

I paused, and Atmananda and Rachel appeared with the rental car.
"Take Me for a Ride" by Mark E. Laxer
Showing method of connecting rental batteries with cable terminals, to cars with clamp type terminals.
"The Automobile Storage Battery" by O. A. Witte
There weren't so many people in the area that the rental, or borrowing of a car, by two Americans couldn't be discovered easily.
"The Pirates of Shan" by Harold Leland Goodwin
The rental car desk was across the lobby, past the tour group now pouring through the revolving doors.
"Project Daedalus" by Thomas Hoover
The Government does not pay a rental for any car.
"The Mail Pay on the Burlington Railroad" by Anonymous
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In news:

Quick—name a mainstream car-rental company that offers its customers the option of borrowing a Porsche.
Car rental firm Hertz is understood to be on the hunt for a global agency to handle the brand's corporate reputation around the world.
Car rental firm Hertz searches for global agency.
Car rental firm Hertz .
The Hertz Corporation and Hertz Global EV are implementing the first wireless charging system for electric vehicles (EVs) in the car rental industry.
Hertz has proven itself to agents and consumers as a favorite in the car rental industry.
INDIANAPOLIS — People who come to Indianapolis for business, ball games or other reasons could pay more for their visits if local officials decide to raise taxes on car rentals and professional sports tickets early next year.
Some 12,000 rental cars are being relocated to the New York City area to refill lots that have been nearly emptied following Hurricane Sandy, Gov Cuomo said yesterday.
The My Trips feature of the Kayak app for iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone 7.5 or higher enables users to forward e-mail booking confirmations to trips@kayak.com for consolidated flight, hotel and car rental itineraries .
A John Lennon song floated over our rental-car radio as my father and I wound our way past silos and dairy farms in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
Between Kayak 's and Priceline.com's hotel, flights and rental car apps, you can find practically every type of travel-app feature available in the marketplace.
Kayak 's search engine lets users compare prices on hotels, flights and rental cars from hundreds of websites, including Priceline competitors such as Orbitz and Expedia.com.
Customers are ( largely ) all smiles about car rental experiences.
Fat fuel makes for leaner emissions from car rental shuttles.
Springtime is prime time for limousine rentals, but before hiring a limousine or town car for a ride to the prom or a wedding, the state Department of Licensing reminds people to check to see if the company is licensed and legitimate.
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In science:

Some of us with rental cars decided to scout the area to see if there was a better viewing spot.
Matters of Gravity, the newsletter of the Topical Group in Gravitation of the American Physical Society
We exploit such a pattern for implementing the SENSORIA automotive scenario where a car experiments a failure and starts a recovery work-flow for boo king some services such as the garage, the car rental and the truck one.
Reasoning About a Service-oriented Programming Paradigm
Financial institutions for example have other requirements and preferences than car rental agencies with respect to an IdP.
The Identity Crisis. Security, Privacy and Usability Issues in Identity Management
Examples of such applications include a system that offers investment advice to a user based on personal preferences and the existing market conditions, or an ATIS-like application that assists the user in travel planning including flight reservations, car rental, hotel accommodations, etc.
Towards a PURE Spoken Dialogue System for Information Access
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