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n. also car pool
1. An arrangement whereby several participants or their children travel together in one vehicle, the participants sharing the costs and often taking turns as the driver.
2. A group, as of commuters or parents, participating in a carpool.
v. also car-pool car·pooled, car·pool·ing, car·pools
To travel in a carpool.
To transport by means of a carpool: carpool the children to school.

car′pool′er n.


vb, n
another term for carshare
ˈcarˌpooling n



n. Also, car′ pool`.
1. an arrangement among automobile owners by which each in turn drives the others to and from a designated place.
2. those included in such an arrangement.
3. Also, car′-pool`. to form or participate in a carpool.
car′pool`er, n.


(= people)Fahrgemeinschaft f
(= vehicles)Fuhrpark m
vieine Fahrgemeinschaft bilden (with mit)
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Up to 5,000 long-term unemployed people will benefit from the Lift scheme to be piloted in eight disadvantaged areas across Wales.
With the LIFT scheme you will only pay between 60 to 80 percent of the price of the property, while the remainder will be paid for by the Scottish Government, who will hold a security over the proportion of the equity that it has funded.
The LIFT scheme gives buyers an interest-free equity loan of 60 to 80 per cent to help fund the purchase.
8m mini-hospital currently under construction in Garston, which replaces the Sir Alfred Jones memorial hospital, is being funded under the LIFT scheme.
Northamptonshire Teaching PCT engaged the team to advise ontheSouthMidlands LIFT scheme, which will involve pounds 75millionworth of projects over its first five years.
In the case of the Hartlepool project, this is the largest LIFT scheme SES has worked on to date and the first health scheme where we will have incorporated a combined heat and power unit, making the buidling very sustainable and energy efficient.
Steve Joyce, operations director for SES in the North-east, said the Hartlepool project was the largest LIFT scheme that SES had worked on and the first health centre where it will have incorporated a combined heat and power unit.
These are in addition to the multi-million pound developments planned under the city's LIFT scheme and the PCT's strategic services and primary care development plans.
Before I joined the assisted lift scheme I found it hard to lift the recycling box up.
A spokeswoman for Galliford Try revealed that the measures were suggested following a series of attacks at primary care health centres being built under the Government's LIFT scheme.