As nouns the difference between trawl and cruiser
is that trawl
is a net or dragnet used for trawling while 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.
As a verb trawl
is to take fish, or other marine animals, with a trawl.
A net or dragnet used for trawling.
A long fishing line having many short lines bearing hooks attached to it; a setline.
To take fish, or other marine animals, with a trawl.
To fish from a slow moving boat.
To make an exhaustive search for something within a defined area.
(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.
* loser cruiser