Definitions

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  • n. A large spaceship capable of transporting many passengers.

Etymologies

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star +‎ liner

Examples

  • In the moment that comes closest to an overt environmental message in WALL·E, the Captain (voiced by Jeff Garlin) and Auto, the autopilot of the Axiom starliner, have this exchange about returning to an earth spoiled by pollution and waste:

    Jonathan Kim: The Planeteers Want YOU! Captain Planet Turns 20

  • The short film is based on a character who was briefly seen when WALL-E and EVE fly around the Axiom starliner, and enter through a door, locking a welder robot outside of the ship.

    Burn-E Papercraft | Papercraft Paradise | PaperCrafts | Paper Models | Card Models

  • For the reader it would make no essential difference if this were all aboard a starliner.

    Rad Decision, by James Aach. Book review

  • The starliner Vega was released yesterday, after repairs to her hull were completed, and…well, we have supporters everywhere, those of us who have no love for the pirates who would try to run this Empire as the accursed Klingons run theirs.

    Rihannsu: The Bloodwing Voyages

  • McCoy, fifty-year-old medical whiz kid, traveling first class on a luxury starliner, working on the learned dissertation he was expected to present, getting no exercise, getting bored, and wishing he were somewhere else.

    Rihannsu: The Bloodwing Voyages

  • “And the cargo holds of this starliner are maintained to the same pressure-temperature-gravity parameters as the life shell, yes?”

    Rihannsu: The Bloodwing Voyages

  • Michael, captain of civilian starliner Vega, out of Sigma Pavonis IV.

    Rihannsu: The Bloodwing Voyages

  • The starliner Vega was released yesterday, after repairs to her hull were completed, and … well, we have supporters everywhere, those of us who have no love for the pirates who would try to run this Empire as the accursed Klingons run theirs.

    The Romulan Way

  • "And the cargo holds of this starliner are maintained to the same pressure-temperature-gravity parameters as the life shell, yes?"

    The Romulan Way

  • Michael, Captain of civilian starliner Vega, out of Sigma Pavonis IV.

    The Romulan Way

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