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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cruiser  \Cruis"er\,  n.  Specif.:  (Nav.) 
  A  man-of-war  less  heavily  armed  and  armored  than  a  battle 
  ship,  having  great  speed,  and  generally  of  from  two  thousand 
  to  twelve  thousand  tons  displacement. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cruiser  \Cruis"er\  (kr?"z?r),  n. 
  One  who  or  a  vessel  that  cruises;  --  usually  an  armed 
  vessel. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cruiser 
  n  1:  a  car  in  which  policemen  cruise  the  streets;  equipped  with 
  radiotelephonic  communications  to  headquarters  [syn:  {patrol 
  car},  {police  car},  {prowl  car},  {squad  car}] 
  2:  a  large  fast  warship;  smaller  than  a  battleship  and  larger 
  than  a  destroyer 
  3:  has  a  cabin  and  plumbing  and  other  conveniences  necessary 
  for  living  on  board  [syn:  {cabin  cruiser},  {pleasure  boat}, 
  {pleasure  craft}] 




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