American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A very large, luxurious oceangoing passenger ship.
- n. A railway car that is fitted with more capacious, comfortable, or luxurious accommodations than usual.
- n. A railway train composed of such cars.
- super- + liner (Wiktionary)
“(At 103 feet, the ship is unusually wide for its 420-foot length-the 963-foot-long superliner QE2 is only 2 feet wider.)”
“The French superliner with its slender hull, gracious appointments, and sweeping enclosed decks made her an ideal temporary home.”
“LANGFORD: But these are three superliner cars, about 150 total passengers on board.”
“They left Osaka on an old pre-war train which, despite its perfect cleanliness, was in marked contrast with the superliner that had brought them to the city.”
“Princess Cruises' superliner Sun Princess deploys to Brisbane for the summer this week to start the season, ahead of the arrival of Holland America Line's Volendam in Sydney on October 4.”
“South of St. Louis, the lone engine pulling the six superliner cars broke down.”
“Sydney's superliner Pacific Jewel, the newly-refurbished Pacific Dawn sailing from Brisbane and Pacific Sun cruising from her homeports of Newcastle and Fremantle.”
“Royal Caribbean Cruises 'third superliner to be based in the region will better enable the company to feed the growing cruising appetites of Australian travellers said Royal Caribbean”
“This episode looks at the colossal RMS Queen Mary 2 (QM2) superliner - the longest, tallest and broadest ship ever built at the time of its completion in 2003.”
“While the people of Australia are set to head to their nearest polling booths on August 21, some 1500 Australians onboard Princess Cruises 'superliner Dawn Princess will be making their vote count across the waves.”
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a luxury of liners
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