English version

cruise in Water topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcruisecruise1 /kruːz/ ●●○ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 DLTa holiday on a large ship 🔊 a Mediterranean cruisecruise around 🔊 a cruise around the world► see thesaurus at journey2 DLOa journey by boat for pleasureCOLLOCATIONSverbsgo on a cruiseWhat about going on a cruise down the Nile?take a cruiseWe thought about taking a ten-day cruise in the Caribbean.ADJECTIVES/NOUN + cruise a luxury cruiseHe went on a luxury cruise to Alaska.a Mediterranean/Caribbean etc cruisea 15-night Mediterranean cruisea world cruise (=around the world)How much would a world cruise cost?cruise + NOUNa cruise ship/linera luxury cruise shipa cruise line/operator (=company that provides cruises)
Examples from the Corpus
cruise• The vehicles that make up a cruise missile flight will emerge regularly from their base and drive around the countryside to practise.• a Caribbean cruise• The seven-day cruise stops at Cabo San Lucas, Puerto Vallarta and other Mexican resorts.• The excess fuel cools the engine - acceptable for short periods in the climb but inefficient and expensive for extended cruise.• a luxury cruise ship• Last year cruise sales rose by 25 percent in Britain to 340,000 passengers.