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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cruise /ˈkruz/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cruise n. See Cruse, a small bottle.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cruise v. i. [imp. & p. p. Cruised p. pr. & vb. n. Cruising.]
 1. To sail back and forth on the ocean; to sail, as for the protection of commerce, in search of an enemy, for plunder, or for pleasure.
 Note:A ship cruises in any particular sea or ocean; as, in the Baltic or in the Atlantic.  She cruises off any cape; as, off the Lizard; off Ushant.  She cruises on a coast; as, on the coast of Africa.  A pirate cruises to seize vessels; a yacht cruises for the pleasure of the owner.
    Ships of war were sent to cruise near the isle of Bute.   --Macaulay.
    'Mid sands, and rocks, and storms to cruise for pleasure.   --Young.
 2. To wander hither and thither on land. [Colloq.]
 3. Forestry To inspect forest land for the purpose of estimating the quantity of lumber it will yield.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cruise, v. t.
 1. To cruise over or about.
 2.  Forestry To explore with reference to capacity for the production of lumber; as, to cruise a section of land.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cruise, n.
 1. A voyage made in various directions, as of an armed vessel, for the protection of other vessels, or in search of an enemy; a sailing to and fro, as for exploration or for pleasure.
    He feigned a compliance with some of his men, who were bent upon going a cruise to Manilla.   --Dampier.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : an ocean trip taken for pleasure [syn: sail]
      v 1: drive around aimlessly but ostentatiously and at leisure;
           "She cruised the neighborhood in her new convertible"
      2: travel at a moderate speed; "Please keep your seat belt
         fastened while the plane is reaching cruising altitude"
      3: look for a sexual partner in a public place; "The men were
         cruising the park"
      4: sail or travel about for pleasure, relaxation, or
         sightseeing; "We were cruising in the Caribbean"