Destroy vs Cruiser - What's the difference?

destroy | cruiser |


As a verb destroy

is
to damage beyond use or repair
.

As a noun cruiser is

(nautical|in the days of sail) a frigate or other vessel, detached from the fleet, to cruise independently in search of the enemy or its merchant ships.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

destroy

English

Verb

  • To damage beyond use or repair.
  • The earthquake destroyed several apartment complexes.
  • To cause destruction.
  • ''Hooligans destroy unprovoked
  • To neutralize, undo a property or condition.
  • ''Smoking destroys the natural subtlety of the palate
  • To put down or euthanize.
  • Destroying a rabid dog is required by law.
  • (colloquial) To defeat soundly.
  • (computing) To remove data.
  • The memory leak happened because we forgot to destroy the temporary lists.

    Synonyms

    * annihilate * break * demolish * kill * ruin * waste * See also

    Antonyms

    * build * construct * create * make * raise * repair

    Derived terms

    * destroyable * destroyer * destroyer escort * destroying angel

    cruiser

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia cruiser) (en noun)
  • (nautical, in the days of sail) A frigate or other vessel, detached from the fleet, to cruise independently in search of the enemy or its merchant ships.
  • (nautical) A class of fast warships of medium tonnage, having a long cruising range but less armour and firepower than a battleship.
  • (nautical) A miniature aircraft carrier carrying VTOL aircraft.
  • (nautical) A passenger ship used for pleasure voyages, where the voyage itself and the ship's amenities are considered an essential part of the experience; also cruise ship.
  • (nautical) Any of several yachts designed for cruising.
  • (US, law enforcement) A police patrol vehicle.
  • One who attends cruises.
  • Derived terms

    * loser cruiser

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