Definition of cruising range in English:

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cruising range

Pronunciation: /ˈkro͞oziNG ˌrānj/


The maximum distance a ship or aircraft can travel at a given speed without refueling.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: cruis·ing range

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