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See also: cruise-control



cruise control (uncountable)

  1. A system that maintains a vehicle at constant set speed, usually until the brake or accelerator is pressed.
  2. A state of being where tasks are completed easily and routinely.
    • 2012 May 5, Phil McNulty, “Chelsea 2-1 Liverpool”, in BBC Sport[1]:
      Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina was badly at fault as Ramires scored at the near post after 11 minutes and Chelsea looked in cruise control when Drogba continued his love affair with the FA Cup final and Wembley with an angled finish beyond Reina.