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cruise control

noun

Simple Definition of cruise control

  • : a device in a vehicle that a driver turns on to make the vehicle continue at whatever speed the driver has chosen

  • : a relaxed pace that does not require a lot of effort

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of cruise control

  1. 1 :  an electronic device in a vehicle that controls the throttle so as to maintain a constant speed

  2. 2 :  a relaxed and seemingly automatic pace that is easily maintained

1960

First Known Use of cruise control

1960


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