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cruise in Outdoor topic

cruisecruise2 ●○○ verb πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 [intransitive, transitive]TTWDLO to sail along slowly, especially for pleasure πŸ”Š We were cruising in the Caribbean all winter. πŸ”Š an evening spent cruising the River Seine2 [intransitive usually + adverb/preposition]TT to move at a steady speed in a car, aircraft etc πŸ”Š We were cruising along at 50 miles per hour. πŸ”Š We fly at a cruising speed of 500 mph.3 [intransitive, transitive]TTC to drive a car slowly through a place with no particular purpose πŸ”Š They cruised up and down the coast road.4 [intransitive] informal to do something well or successfully, without too much effortcruise to πŸ”Š The horse cruised to a three-length win.5 [intransitive, transitive] informalSY to go to a bar or other public place, looking for a sexual partner πŸ”Š We went cruising the singles bars.β†’ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
cruiseβ€’ A car cruised by with a flag waving out the window.β€’ And Jeff, out cruising, is worried about his looks and fretting about his age.β€’ We spent the afternoon cruising on his yacht.β€’ But hardly anyone thought the Dow would cruise past 5000.β€’ He cruised past them off the motorway, off his planned route.β€’ Let's go cruise some chicks.β€’ Technicals - trucks carrying cannon, anti-aircraft missiles and rocket launchers, cruise the city centre.β€’ Patrol cars cruised the intersection looking for a naked lady, but never stopped at the gas station.β€’ The Jayhawks cruised to a 7-0 victory over the Eagles.β€’ It was Friday night and the kids were out cruising up and down Main Street.cruising speedβ€’ And the noise settles to an unobtrusive drone at highway cruising speeds.β€’ The machinery sounds about you reach a steady cruising speed.β€’ The train had just pulled out of the Twenty-third Street station and was accelerating to its cruising speed.β€’ Unfortunately this coincides exactly with its ideal cruising speed.β€’ The windows of the car were open and they hummed along at a steady cruising speed meeting very little traffic.β€’ It had a cruising speed of 106 and a maximum speed of 129 miles per hour.β€’ According to Ilyushin chief designer I.Y. Katyrev performance targets include a cruising speed of 113-127 knots and a with-reserves range of 770 miles.β€’ In order to porpoise, baleen whales must reach four times their normal cruising speed - probably beyond their capabilities.