cruising speed

noun

Definition of cruising speed

: the speed at which an airplane, a boat, etc., usually moves when it is traveling at a fast speed for a long distance The boat has a cruising speed of 25 knots. The boat handled well at cruising speed.

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“Cruising speed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cruising%20speed. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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