Definitions

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  • n. An airliner capable of seating seven or more passengers in a single row of economy seating, with two aisles or more.

Etymologies

wide + body (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Shyiak has more things planned for Wiles as a senior, like using his "widebody" size in front of the net on the power play to tip and screen and bang home rebounds.

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  • The H-2B rocket uses a larger "widebody" first stage with a diameter of about 17 feet.

    Spaceflight Now

  • "widebody" first stage uses two LE-7A main engines, while the H-2A rocket is powered an identical single engine.

    News On Japan

  • Based on their weight and size, widebody commercial jets such as the biggest Boeing 747 models require smaller jets to maintain the same five-mile spacing when following them.

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  • The issue of unreliable or malfunctioning airspeed indicators has gained notoriety as a result of the June 2009 accident which killed all 228 aboard an Air France Airbus A330 widebody jet that plunged into the Atlantic after its cockpit crew received wildly fluctuating airspeed readings.

    FAA Proposes Airspeed-Sensor Fixes

  • The company has 835 orders for the 787 twin-engine widebody, and using a number above 400 would boost profitability—or reduce losses—from an accounting standpoint.

    Boeing Readies 787 Profit Picture

  • Cant stop drooling over the Hercules widebody pinball table.

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  • Mr. Conner has overseen major jetliner programs including the 747 jumbo jet and 777 widebody, managed development efforts and led sales teams around the world.

    Boeing Turns to Ex-Mechanic for Sales Fix

  • Retrieving information captured by the recorders, discovered under roughly 12,000 feet of water, is the only way to determine the causes of the mysterious crash of the widebody Airbus A330 that killed all 228 aboard.

    Black Box Components From Air France Wreckage Appear Undamaged

  • In January it canceled orders for 32 737NGs and the following month scrapped plans for 18 A320 single-aisle jets and 12 A350-900 widebody aircraft.

    Boeing, DAE in Cancellation Talks

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