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  • n. Informally, a large transport aircraft, especially the Boeing 747.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A large commercial jet airplane, usually having a passenger capacity of over 300 in normal use; also called widebody airlane.

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

  • n. a very large jet plane


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  • Audley was suddenly aware that he was trying to out-shout a jumbo jet which had stolen up on him and now seemed to be passing ten feet above his head.

    War Game

  • The staff at the resort would long recall the night a dark 747 jumbo jet touched down unannounced on their airstrip and performed a brilliant short-runway landing procedure.

    Seven Deadly Wonders

  • Boeing is trying to finalize at least one order for its 747-8, an updated version of the original jumbo jet that will be making its maiden air-show trip.

    Airbus Stretches Its Wings at Paris Show


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