cruise control

noun

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


CRUISE CONTROL Defined for English Language Learners

cruise control

noun

Definition of cruise control for English Language Learners

  • : 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


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