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One entry found for cruise.
Main Entry: cruise
Pronunciation: primarystresskrüz
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): cruised; cruis·ing
Etymology: from Dutch kruisen "to cruise, move crosswise," from early Dutch crumacrce "cross," from Latin crux "cross" --related to CROSS, CRUCIAL
1 : to travel by boat often stopping at a series of ports
2 : to travel for enjoyment
3 : to travel at the best operating speed <the cruising speed of an airplane>
- cruise noun

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