Definition of cruising altitude
- The pilot announced that we'd reached cruising altitude.
- a cruising altitude of 40,000 feet
: to sail about touching at a series of ports
: to move or proceed speedily, smoothly, or effortlessly
: to travel without destination or purpose
: an act or an instance of cruising
: the vertical elevation of an object above a surface (such as sea level or land) of a planet or natural satellite
: the angular elevation of a celestial object above the horizon
: a perpendicular line segment from a vertex (see vertex 2a) of a geometric figure (such as a triangle or a pyramid) to the opposite side or the opposite side extended or from a side or face to a parallel side or face or the side or face extended
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