Associations to the word «Cruiser»

Wiktionary

CRUISER, noun. (nautical) (in the days of sail) A frigate or other vessel, detached from the fleet, to cruise independently in search of the enemy or its merchant ships.
CRUISER, noun. (nautical) A class of fast warships of medium tonnage, having a long cruising range but less armour and firepower than a battleship.
CRUISER, noun. (nautical) A miniature aircraft carrier carrying VTOL aircraft.
CRUISER, 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; also cruise ship.
CRUISER, noun. (nautical) Any of several yachts designed for cruising.
CRUISER, noun. (US) (law enforcement) A police patrol vehicle.
CRUISER, noun. One who attends cruises.

Dictionary definition

CRUISER, noun. A car in which policemen cruise the streets; equipped with radiotelephonic communications to headquarters.
CRUISER, noun. A large fast warship; smaller than a battleship and larger than a destroyer.
CRUISER, noun. A large motorboat that has a cabin and plumbing and other conveniences necessary for living on board.

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