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Meaning of CRUISER

Pronunciation:  'kroozur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a large motorboat that has a cabin and plumbing and other conveniences necessary for living on board
  2. [n]  a large fast warship; smaller than a battleship and larger than a destroyer
  3. [n]  a car in which policemen cruise the streets; equipped with radiotelephonic communications to headquarters

CRUISER is a 7 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: cabin cruiser, patrol car, pleasure boat, pleasure craft, police car, police cruiser, prowl car, squad car
 See Also: auto, automobile, battle cruiser, car, combat ship, guided missile cruiser, machine, motorboat, motorcar, panda car, powerboat, war vessel, warship



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Cruis"er\ (kr?"z?r), n.
    One who, or a vessel that, cruises; -- usually an armed
  2. \Cruis"er\, n. Specif.: (Nav.)
    A man-of-war less heavily armed and armored than a battle
    ship, having great speed, and generally of from two thousand
    to twelve thousand tons displacement.
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