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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.
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- 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.
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.
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.