›the act of using something new or different instead of something else, or the new thing that is used: the substitution of sth (for sth)The government plans to encourage the substitution of cheap generic drugs for expensive brand-name ones.Telecommuting is not a substitution for child care.
by Colin McIntosh Do you remember Herbie the Love Bug? Herbie was a 1963 Volkswagen Beetle car in a string of Walt Disney movies. In typical Disney anthropomorphic style, Herbie goes his own way, falls in love, cries, plays jokes, and generally has a mind of his own. While the new driverless cars, like those being