Yacht vs. Cruise

Yacht vs. Cruise — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Yacht and Cruise

Yachtnoun

Any of various relatively small, streamlined sailing or motor-driven vessels used for pleasure cruises or racing.

Cruiseverb

To sail from place to place, as for pleasure or reconnaissance.

Yachtverb

To sail, cruise, or race in a yacht.

Cruiseverb

To go or move along, especially in an unhurried or unconcerned fashion

"A car, a long closed car that maybe was a Packard, came slowly down the street, and ... cruised close to the curb" (Carson McCullers).

Yachtnoun

A slick and light ship for making pleasure trips or racing on water, having sails but often motor-powered. At times used as a residence offshore on a dock.

Would you like to go sailing on my uncle’s yacht?You are a true yachtsman! Are you a member of the local yacht club?

Cruiseverb

To travel at a constant speed or at a speed providing maximum operating efficiency for a sustained period.

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Yachtnoun

Any vessel used for private, noncommercial purposes.

Cruiseverb

(Informal) To move leisurely about an area in the hope of discovering something

taxis cruising for fares.

Yachtverb

(intransitive) To sail, voyage, or race in a yacht.

Cruiseverb

(Slang) To look for a sexual partner, as in a public place.

Yachtnoun

an expensive vessel propelled by sail or power and used for cruising or racing

Cruiseverb

To move by taking steps while holding on to nearby objects for support. Used of a baby.

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Yachtverb

travel in a yacht

Cruiseverb

To inspect a wooded area to determine its lumber yield.

Cruiseverb

To travel about or journey over.

Cruiseverb

To look in (a public area) for a sexual partner.

Cruiseverb

To seek out and make a sexual overture to.

Cruiseverb

To inspect in order to determine lumber yield.

Cruisenoun

The act or an instance of cruising, especially a sea voyage for pleasure.

Cruisenoun

A sea or lake voyage, especially one taken for pleasure.

Cruisenoun

(aeronautics) Portion of aircraft travel at a constant airspeed and altitude between ascent and descent phases.

Cruiseverb

(intransitive) To sail about, especially for pleasure.

Cruiseverb

(intransitive) To travel at constant speed for maximum operating efficiency.

Cruiseverb

(transitive) To move about an area leisurely in the hope of discovering something, or looking for custom.

Cruiseverb

To inspect (forest land) for the purpose of estimating the quantity of lumber it will yield.

Cruiseverb

To actively seek a romantic partner or casual sexual partner by moving about a particular area; to troll.

Cruiseverb

To walk while holding on to an object (stage in development of ambulation, typically occurring at 10 months).

Cruiseverb

To win easily and convincingly.

Germany cruised to a World Cup victory over the short-handed Australians.

Cruisenoun

an ocean trip taken for pleasure

Cruiseverb

drive around aimlessly but ostentatiously and at leisure;

She cruised the neighborhood in her new convertible

Cruiseverb

travel at a moderate speed;

Please keep your seat belt fastened while the plane is reaching cruising altitude

Cruiseverb

look for a sexual partner in a public place;

The men were cruising the park

Cruiseverb

sail or travel about for pleasure, relaxation, or sightseeing;

We were cruising in the Caribbean