Translation of cruiser in Spanish:

cruiser

Pronunciation: /ˈkruːzər; ˈkruːzə(r)/

n

  • 1.1 (warship) crucero (m)
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    • At sea, he served in a battleship, an aircraft carrier, in cruisers, destroyers, frigates, and a minesweeper.
    • A further 17 aircraft carriers, six battleships, 16 cruisers and 56 destroyers were also tasked in support.
    • The combined German naval force for this attack was fifteen battleships, thirteen cruisers and seventy-one destroyers, whose principal task was to guard the larger ships against British submarines.
    1.2
    (cabin cruiser)
    lancha (f), barco (m)
    1.3 (police car) (AmE) (coche (m)) patrulla (f), patrullero (m) (RPl) , autopatrulla (m) (Chi)
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    • Karen was a little worried about being left alone, but the knowledge of the patrolling police cruisers calmed her down.
    • He was arrested at 4: 45 p.m., handcuffed and placed in the back of the police cruiser.
    • Across the street was the police station where a cruiser abruptly pulled up.

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