cruising speed


Definition of cruising speed

  1. :  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.

Word by Word Definitions

cruiseplay cruising
  1. :  to sail about touching at a series of ports

    :  to move or proceed speedily, smoothly, or effortlessly

    :  to travel without destination or purpose

  1. :  an act or an instance of cruising

    :  a tour by ship

  1. :  prosperity in an undertaking :  success

    :  the act or state of moving swiftly :  swiftness

    :  rate of motion: such as

  1. :  to prosper in an undertaking

    :  get along, fare

    :  to make haste

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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