Complete Definition of "cruise"

English

Pronunciation
kro͞oz, /kruːz/, /<tt>kru:z</tt>/
:Homophones: crews
:Rhymes:English:-uːz|Rhymes: -uːz

Noun
wikipedia|cruising
en-noun

  1. A sea voyage, especially one taken for pleasure.

Derived terms
cruise control
cruise missile

Translations
trans-top|sea voyage
Dutch: #Dutch|cruise
Finnish: risteily, laivamatka
French: croisière
German: Kreuzfahrt f
Hebrew: שיט (shait') m
trans-mid
Italian: crociera
Spanish: crucero m
trans-bottom

Verb
en-verb|cruis|ing

  1. intransitive To sail about, especially for pleasure.
  2. intransitive To travel at constant speed for maximum operating efficiency.
  3. transitive To move about an area leisurely in the hope of discovering something, or looking for custom.
  4. context|slang To seek a sexual partner, especially a prostitute.
  5. intransitive|child development To walk while holding on to an object (stage in development of ambulation, typically occuring at 10 months

Translations
trans-top|to sail
Finnish: risteillä
trans-mid
Hebrew: לשוט (lashut')
trans-bottom

trans-top|to travel at constant speed
Finnish: risteillä
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|to move leisurely
Finnish: risteillä
trans-mid
Hebrew: לשוטט (leshot'et')
trans-bottom

trans-top|to seek a sexual partner
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trans-mid
trans-bottom

Category:Dutch derivations
Category:Tourism

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