Associations to the word «Cruise»


CRUISE, noun. A sea or lake voyage, especially one taken for pleasure.
CRUISE, noun. (aeronautics) portion of aircraft travel at a constant airspeed and altitude between ascent and descent phases
CRUISE, verb. (intransitive) To sail about, especially for pleasure.
CRUISE, verb. (intransitive) To travel at constant speed for maximum operating efficiency.
CRUISE, verb. (transitive) To move about an area leisurely in the hope of discovering something, or looking for custom.
CRUISE, verb. (ambitransitive) (forestry) To inspect (forest land) for the purpose of estimating the quantity of lumber it will yield.
CRUISE, verb. (transitive) (colloquial) To actively seek a romantic partner or casual sexual partner by moving about a particular area; to troll.
CRUISE, verb. (intransitive) (child development) To walk while holding on to an object (stage in development of ambulation, typically occurring at 10 months).
CRUISE, verb. (intransitive) (sports) To win easily and convincingly.
CRUISE, proper noun. A surname​.
CRUISE CONTROL, noun. A system that maintains a vehicle at constant set speed, usually until the brake or accelerator is pressed.
CRUISE CONTROL, noun. A state of being where tasks are completed easily and routinely.
CRUISE LINER, noun. (nautical) Synonym of cruise ship.
CRUISE MISSILE, noun. A winged missile, designed for a guided flight at low altitudes, as opposed to a ballistic missile.
CRUISE MISSILES, noun. Plural of cruise missile
CRUISE MISSLE, noun. Misspelling of cruise missile.
CRUISE SHIP, noun. (nautical) A passenger ship used for pleasure voyages, where the voyage itself and the ship's amenities are considered an essential part of the experience.
CRUISE SHIPS, noun. Plural of cruise ship

Dictionary definition

CRUISE, noun. An ocean trip taken for pleasure.
CRUISE, verb. Drive around aimlessly but ostentatiously and at leisure; "She cruised the neighborhood in her new convertible".
CRUISE, verb. Travel at a moderate speed; "Please keep your seat belt fastened while the plane is reaching cruising altitude".
CRUISE, verb. Look for a sexual partner in a public place; "The men were cruising the park".
CRUISE, verb. Sail or travel about for pleasure, relaxation, or sightseeing; "We were cruising in the Caribbean".

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