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The maximum distance a ship or aircraft can travel at a given speed without refueling.
- ‘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 fuel capacity is 300 gallons and cruising range will vary considerably depending on the engines installed and how the boat is operated.’
- ‘Fuel capacity is 140 gallons and the cruising range is about 200 miles, allowing for a 10% fuel reserve.’
- ‘Maximum speed is 110 km/h and cruising range is 650 km.’
- ‘The cruising ranges of the Pacific Fleet simply could not meet this necessity.’
cruising range/ˈkro͞oziNG ˌrānj/
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