cruiser definition

  • noun:
    • among a course of quick warships of medium tonnage with a long cruising distance and less armor and firepower than a battleship.
    • A cabin cruiser.
    • See squad vehicle.
    • A frigate or other vessel, detached from the fleet, to cruise separately searching for the opponent or its merchant ships.
    • A class of quick warships of medium tonnage, having an extended cruising range but less armour and firepower than a battleship
    • A miniature plane company holding VTOL plane
    • A passenger ship utilized for enjoyment voyages, where in actuality the voyage it self and the ship's amenities are considered an important an element of the knowledge; in addition cruise liner.
    • some of several yachts designed for cruising
    • A police patrol vehicle.
    • a person who attends cruises
    • a person who, or a vessel that, cruises
    • an individual who or a ship which cruises; especially, an armed vessel especially commissioned to prey upon an enemy's trade, to guard the trade associated with the state that it belongs, to follow an enemy's armed ships, or for other reasons.
    • In forestry, a person who cruises or surveys and estimates the quantity and worth of standing wood.
    • a vehicle by which policemen cruise the streets; designed with radiotelephonic communications to headquarters
    • a large motorboat who has a cabin and plumbing system as well as other conveniences necessary for living onboard
    • a big quick warship; smaller than a battleship and bigger than a destroyer

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