cruise control

noun
a system, available for some automobiles, motorcycles, etc., that automatically maintains a vehicle's speed by taking control of the accelerator.
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cruise control
 
n
a system in a road vehicle that automatically maintains a selected speed until cancelled

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Example sentences
Cruise control-which keeps a vehicle at a constant speed-has been around for
  decades.
Radar-equipped cruise control allows vehicles to adjust their speed
  automatically in traffic.
When all the problems have been worked out and things are in cruise control
  mode, the firm can outsource.
At the same time, vehicles leaving the jams are made to accelerate away quickly
  using automated cruise control.
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