cruiser cruiser  /ˈkru zər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a car in which policemen cruise the streets; equipped with radiotelephonic communications to headquarters
  2. (n) a large fast warship; smaller than a battleship and larger than a destroyer
  3. (n) a large motorboat that has a cabin and plumbing and other conveniences necessary for living on board

Usage(s):

  1. But unknown to the 1,042 men aboard the Argentine warship, the cruiser-was being watched.
  2. Up steamed the Australian cruiser Sydney, half again as large as the Emden.
  3. Four and a half minutes later the blazing cruiser sank.

News

  1. Kalamazoo police cruiser totaled; officer not hurt

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) - A Kalamazoo police cruiser was totaled while an officer directed traffic around downed power lines. The officer wasn't hurt. Lt. Lance Handlogten of Kalamazoo Public Safety says the officer's car was parked at an angle to help traffic avoid the power line.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WLNS Lansing

  2. Police Cruiser Totaled While Routing Traffic

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. — An officer who was trying to prevent drivers from heading down a dangerous road ended up having his cruiser totaled early Thursday morning. The officer had parked to block off an intersection in Westnedge Hills due to …
    on June 13, 2013     Source: FOX 17 Grand Rapids

  3. Kzoo police cruiser totaled; hit by car

    A police cruiser is totaled after being struck by another car in Westnedge.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WOOD TV 8 Grand Rapids

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Quotes

  1. Uday Hussein writes his father in 2001 about "attacking the new Land Cruiser vehicle with the UN symbol ...... There were four American citizens including one female in the vehicle." "This study found no 'smoking gun' (ie, direct connection)...
    on Mar 20, 2008 By: Uday Hussein Source: Scripps News

  2. "Cpl. McKay's cruiser video confirmed for police investigating this case that in fact Mr. Kenney had discharged several shots at Cpl. McKay before running him over," Ayotte said.
    on May 12, 2007 By: Kelly Ayotte Source: Forbes

  3. "We've all seen how dangerous drivers hit the brakes when they see a police vehicle," McGuinty said. "They won't get away with that when this plane is on patrol. By the time they see the cruiser, they've already been caught."
    on May 5, 2008 By: Dalton McGuinty Source: Toronto Star

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