Cruise meaning

kro͝oz
Cruise is defined as to ride, sail or move from place to place at a gradual speed.

An example of to cruise is taking your classic car out for a Sunday afternoon drive around town.

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To travel about or journey over.
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The act or an instance of cruising, especially a sea voyage for pleasure.
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To sail from place to place, as for pleasure or in search of something.
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To inspect a wooded area to determine its lumber yield.
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To sail, journey, or move over or about.
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To make a cruising trip over (a wooded area)
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(slang) To approach (a person) or visit (a place) in seeking a sex partner.
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(informal) To browse or sample a succession of channels on (a TV), of webpages on (the internet), etc.
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The action of cruising; esp., a cruising voyage by ship, often, specif., one taken for pleasure on a cruise ship.
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A surname​.
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The definition of a cruise is a trip taken for pleasure on a ship.

An example of a cruise is taking a two-week vacation on a boat that stops for day trips at islands in the Caribbean.

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To travel at a constant speed or at a speed providing maximum operating efficiency for a sustained period.
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To inspect in order to determine lumber yield.
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To ride about in a similar manner.

A taxi cruises to pick up passengers.

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(slang) To go about looking for a sex partner.
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To go over a wooded area to estimate its lumber yield.
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Origin of cruise

  • Dutch kruisen to cross from kruis cross from Middle Dutch cruce from Latin crux cruc- cross

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition