nonhybrid

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

non- +‎ hybrid.

AdjectiveEdit

nonhybrid (not comparable)

  1. (usually automotive) Not hybrid.
    • 2008 May 28, Thomas L. Friedman, “Truth or Consequences”, New York Times:
      At the same time, if you, a manufacturer, continue building fleets of nonhybrid gas guzzlers, you are condemning yourself, your employees and shareholders to oblivion.

NounEdit

nonhybrid (plural nonhybrids)

  1. Any vehicle, animal, etc. that is not a hybrid.
    • 2008 April 27, Ken Belson, “The Greening of the Yellow Fleet”, New York Times:
      Matthew W. Daus, the Taxi and Limousine commissioner, said his agency was finding fewer problems during regular inspections with hybrids, compared with nonhybrids.
Last modified on 19 June 2011, at 19:18