Cruised Cruisers

Cruiser

Meanings and phrases

cruiser

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a large motorboat that has a cabin and plumbing and other conveniences necessary for living on board; cabin cruiser; pleasure boat; pleasure craft
  2. a car in which policemen cruise the streets; equipped with radiotelephonic communications to headquarters; police cruiser; patrol car; police car; prowl car; squad car
  3. a large fast warship; smaller than a battleship and larger than a destroyer

battle cruiser

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a cruiser of maximum speed and firepower

cabin cruiser

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a large motorboat that has a cabin and plumbing and other conveniences necessary for living on board; cruiser; pleasure boat; pleasure craft

guided missile cruiser

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a cruiser that carries guided missiles

police cruiser

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a car in which policemen cruise the streets; equipped with radiotelephonic communications to headquarters; cruiser; patrol car; police car; prowl car; squad car

light cruiser

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Hood's flagship disabled the light cruiser shortly after 17:56.
  • These ships were escorted by a light cruiser and five destroyers.
  • At 11:25, the light cruiser "Southampton" sighted enemy ships ahead.

heavy cruiser

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In November the new heavy cruiser joined the unit.
  • A German destroyer was lost and a heavy cruiser damaged.
  • The cruiser force lost one heavy cruiser sunk and one damaged.

armored cruiser

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He then embarked on the armored cruiser Azuma.
  • On 24 October, he was transferred to the armored cruiser Izumo.
  • In 1920 she underwent a reconstruction in France, along with the armored cruiser .

protected cruiser

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He fought in the Spanish–American War as captain of the protected cruiser .
  • The first protected cruiser was the Chilean ship "Esmeralda", launched in 1883.
  • Leaving the board, Cooper received command of the protected cruiser on 18 July 1894.

auxiliary cruiser

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He served on cruisers during the next five years, including , the auxiliary cruiser , , and .
  • The auxiliary cruiser was a merchant ship hastily armed with small guns on the outbreak of war.
  • She was handed over by "Júpiter" to the auxiliary cruiser "Ciudad de Palma", which escorted the captured merchantman to Ferrol.

armoured cruiser

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • However, the viability of the armoured cruiser was already in doubt.
  • HMS Nelson (1876) HMS "Nelson" was a armoured cruiser built for the Royal Navy in the 1870s.
  • British vessels were sent to the Bight of Bonny in preparation for these landings, including the armoured cruiser "Cumberland".

merchant cruiser

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • During World War I, "Principe Umberto" served as an armed merchant cruiser.
  • "Prince Henry" underwent conversion to an armed merchant cruiser at Montreal.
  • Two of the German vessels left Callao on 1 April and the armed merchant cruiser moved to intercept.

armed merchant cruiser

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • During World War I, "Principe Umberto" served as an armed merchant cruiser.
  • "Prince Henry" underwent conversion to an armed merchant cruiser at Montreal.
  • Two of the German vessels left Callao on 1 April and the armed merchant cruiser moved to intercept.
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