Cruise

  • 1 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 Cruise (automotive), a gathering of modified cars The Cruise… …

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  • 2 Cruise — (kr[udd]z), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Cruised} (kr[udd]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Cruising}.] [D. kruisen to move crosswise or in a zigzag, to cruise, fr. kruis cross, fr. OF. crois, croiz, F. croix, or directly fr. OF. croisier, F. croiser, to cross,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Cruise — Cruise, v. t. 1. To cruise over or about. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. (Forestry) To explore with reference to capacity for the production of lumber; as, to cruise a section of land. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Cruise — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Julee Cruise (* 1956), US amerikanische Sängerin Thomas Cruise (* 1991), englischer Fußballspieler Tom Cruise (* 1962), US amerikanischer Schauspieler und Filmproduzent Siehe auch: cruisen …

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  • 5 cruise — [kro͞oz] vi. cruised, cruising [< Du kruisen, to cross, cruise < kruis, cross < L crux, CROSS] 1. to sail from place to place, as for pleasure or in search of something 2. to ride about in a similar manner [a taxi cruises to pick up… …

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  • 6 Cruise — Cruise, n. 1. A voyage made in various directions, as of an armed vessel, for the protection of other vessels, or in search of an enemy; a sailing to and fro, as for exploration or for pleasure. [1913 Webster] He feigned a compliance with some of …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Cruise — (kr[udd]s), n. See {Cruse}, a small bottle. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 8 Cruise —   [kruːz], Tom, eigentlich Thomas Cruise Mapother IV., amerikanischer Filmschauspieler, * Syracuse (N. Y.) 3. 7. 1962; Filmstar in Action wie in anspruchsvollen Filmen; debütierte in »Endlose Liebe« (1981).   Weitere Filme: Die Farbe des Geldes… …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 9 cruise — [n] sailing expedition boat trip, crossing, jaunt, journey, sail, sailing, sea trip, voyage; concepts 224,292,363 cruise [v] sail boat, coast, drift, fare, gad, gallivant, go, hie, jaunt, journey, keep steady pace, meander, navigate, pass,… …

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  • 10 cruise — index prowl Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 11 Cruise — Cruise, Tom …

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  • 12 Cruise — Correspond le plus souvent au moyen anglais crus, cruse, surnom donné à un combattant audacieux, féroce. Dans certains cas, il peut s agir d un toponyme (Richard de Crues, 1214) évoquant sans doute une localité française …

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  • 13 cruise — 1650s, from Du. kruisen to cross, sail to and fro, from kruis cross, from L. crux; Cf. the sense evolution in cognate CROSS (Cf. cross) (v.). Related: Cruised; cruising. As a noun from 1706 …

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  • 14 cruise — n voyage, tour, trip, *journey, jaunt, excursion, expedition, pilgrimage …

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  • 15 cruise — ► VERB 1) move slowly around without a precise destination, especially for pleasure. 2) travel smoothly at a moderate or economical speed. 3) achieve an objective with ease. 4) informal wander about in search of a sexual partner. ► NOUN 1) an… …

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  • 16 cruise — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ luxury, pleasure ▪ a pleasure cruise around the bay ▪ leisurely ▪ Caribbean, Mediterranean, world …

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  • 17 cruise — I n. 1) to go on, take a cruise 2) a shakedown; world cruise 3) a cruise around (to take a cruise around the world) II v. (D; intr.) to cruise around (to cruise around the world) * * * [kruːz] take a cruise world cruise a shakedown to go on a… …

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  • 18 cruise — cruisingly, adv. /kroohz/, v., cruised, cruising, n. v.i. 1. to sail about on a pleasure trip. 2. to sail about, as a warship patrolling a body of water. 3. to travel about without a particular purpose or destination. 4. to fly, drive, or sail at …

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  • 19 cruise — 01. When I was 18 years old, my friends and I used to enjoy [cruising] around in a friend s car every weekend. 02. They went on a two week [cruise] to Alaska for their honeymoon. 03. My neighbors went on a [cruise] around the world after winning… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 20 cruise — cruise1 [kru:z] v [Date: 1600 1700; : Dutch; Origin: kruisen to make a cross, cruise , from Middle Dutch cruce cross , from Latin crux; CROSS2] 1.) [I and T] to sail along slowly, especially for pleasure ▪ We were cruising in the Caribbean all… …

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