Definition of cruising range in English:

cruising range

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noun

  • The maximum distance from a base that the fuel capacity of a ship or aircraft will allow it to travel and then return safely at cruising speed: a fuel capacity of 2200 gallons should give a cruising range of around 2000 miles
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    • Fuel capacity is 140 gallons and the cruising range is about 200 miles, allowing for a 10% fuel reserve.
    • These ships were fast and powerful and had a long cruising range but were of a design that essentially represented an update of late World War I practices.
    • The cruising ranges of the Pacific Fleet simply could not meet this necessity.

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