Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A large passenger jet airplane.

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  • n. A jet-propelled airliner.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a large jet plane that carries passengers

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Examples

  • A Bolivian religious fanatic who claimed he had a bomb briefly hijacked a jetliner from the beach resort of Cancun as it landed in Mexico City.

    Daily Express | World News :: Hijacker 'looked for sign from God'

  • On average, about 14 per cent of the value of a Boeing jetliner is produced outside the United States, and in some cases-depending on the airframe and engine combination-that figure reaches nearly 30 per cent.

    Free Trade and the Aerospace Industry

  • Now, with aviation/aerospace demand strong and steady (even with the Asian financial crisis affecting short-term jetliner orders), and the other markets doing better than expected, Purchasing's metals mavens suggest that superalloys consumption will average 155 million lb annually from 1995-1999.

    Purchasing - Top Stories

  • His outlook contrasts sharply with concerns last autumn, when it appeared long-term jetliner demand could collapse.

    Purchasing - Top Stories

  • The attack on the jetliner was an elaborate false-flag operation that involved unmanned drones.

    Think Progress » Goss denies that he partied with Wilkes.

  • The new relationship will first be implemented on Airbus's planned A350 long-range jetliner, which is planned to start service in 2014.

    Airbus Picks Plant Buyers

  • Boeing will base the tankers on its 767 widebody jetliner, which is assembled at its massive Everett, Wash., plant.

    The Seattle Times

  • Boeing has notched up a number of sales for its fuel-efficient 787 jetliner, which is making its international debut at Farnborough after a problem-plagued production line delayed the Chicago-based company's delivery schedule.

    WRAL.com Top Stories

  • Boeing has notched up a number of sales for its fuel-efficient 787 jetliner, which is making its international debut at Farnborough after a problem-plagued production line delayed the

    KOMO News - News

  • Boeing has notched up a number of sales for its fuel-efficient 787 jetliner, which is making its international debut at Farnborough after a problem-plagued production line delayed the delivery schedule.

    The Economic Times

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