cruise n : an ocean trip taken for pleasure [syn: sail]
1 drive around aimlessly but ostentatiously and at leisure; "She cruised the neighborhood in her new convertible"
2 travel at a moderate speed; "Please keep your seat belt fastened while the plane is reaching cruising altitude"
3 look for a sexual partner in a public place; "The men were cruising the park"
4 sail or travel about for pleasure, relaxation, or sightseeing; "We were cruising in the Caribbean"
- To sail about, especially for pleasure.
- To travel at constant speed for maximum operating efficiency.
- To move about an area leisurely in the hope of discovering something, or looking for custom.
- In the context of "slang": To seek a sexual partner, especially a prostitute.
- intransitive child development To walk while holding on to an object. (stage in development of ambulation, typically occurring at 10 months)
to travel at constant speed
- Finnish: risteillä
to seek a sexual partner
Cruise may refer to:
- Cruise (flight), a distinct stage of an aircraft's flight
- Cruising (maritime), living on a ship or a boat and traveling for extended periods of time
- Cruise ship, a passenger ship for pleasure voyages
- Cruise (automotive), a gathering of modified cars
- Cruiser, an enthusiast of modified cars
- Cruise missile, a guided missile
- Cruise control, an automotive speed control system
- AVL CRUISE, vehicle simulation program created by AVL
- Cruise (store), a designer store in the north of england, and scotland
- Cruise, Julee, American singer
- Cruise, Tom, an American film actor and producer
See also: The Cruise.
cruise in German: Cruise
cruise in French: Cruise
cruise in Japanese: クルーズ
cruise in Korean: 크루즈
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