jetliner

noun
jet·​lin·​er | \ ˈjet-ˌlī-nər How to pronounce jetliner (audio) \

Definition of jetliner

: a jet-propelled airliner

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The gold arrived on a Russian charter jetliner in two shipments at the international airport in Entebbe, says Ugandan national-police spokesman Fred Enanga. Nicholas Bariyo, WSJ, "How 7.4 Tons of Venezuela’s Gold Landed in Africa—and Vanished," 18 June 2019 The last few shows have been money-spinners for commercial-aircraft makers, particularly Europe’s Airbus and America’s Boeing, the two firms that between them make almost all the world’s large jetliners. The Economist, "A big fall in aircraft orders is expected at this year’s Paris Air Show," 17 June 2019 The damage to the company's own name, as well as its jetliner brands, is just one aspect of the crisis that Boeing teams are managing from a Seattle-area war room. Dallas News, "'We clearly fell short': Boeing apologizes, admits shortfalls ahead of Paris Air Show," 17 June 2019 Both men aboard the Cessna and all 135 aboard the PSA jetliner died. San Diego Union-Tribune, "PSA co-founder’s final mission: clearing the reputation of Flight 182’s crew in San Diego air disaster," 24 June 2019 The two countries disputed the circumstances leading up to an Iranian surface-to-air missile bringing down the drone, an unmanned aircraft with a wingspan larger than a Boeing 737 jetliner and costing over $100 million. Darlene Superville, chicagotribune.com, "Amid tough talk, Trump says he could be Iran’s ‘best friend’," 22 June 2019 The two countries disputed the circumstances leading up to an Iranian surface-to-air missile bringing down the drone, an unmanned aircraft with a wingspan larger than a Boeing 737 jetliner and costing over $100 million. Darlene Superville, Twin Cities, "Trump: Military action against Iran still ‘on the table’," 22 June 2019 Bombardier is saddled with about $9.2 billion of debt after investing in research and development of new aircraft such as the C Series commercial jetliner and the Global 7000 private jet. Bloomberg.com, "Bombardier Union Seeks to Thwart Sale of Toronto Jet Facility," 12 Mar. 2018 An Air Force jetliner carrying Commerce Secretary Ron Brown and American business executives crashed in Croatia, killing all 35 people aboard. azcentral, "AZ Memo: Maricopa Community Colleges faculty seek $850K; Should home businesses have fewer restrictions; Star found by Lowell Observatory," 3 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of jetliner

1949, in the meaning defined above

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jetliner

noun

English Language Learners Definition of jetliner

US : a large jet airplane used for carrying passengers

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