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.

Word by Word Definitions

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

  2. : to move or proceed speedily, smoothly, or effortlessly

  3. : to travel without destination or purpose

  1. : an act or an instance of cruising

speed play
  1. : prosperity in an undertaking : success

  2. : the act or state of moving swiftly : swiftness

  3. : rate of motion: such as

  1. : to prosper in an undertaking

  2. : get along, fare

  3. : to make haste


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