stream·​lin·​er | \ ˈstrēm-ˌlī-nər How to pronounce streamliner (audio) \

Definition of streamliner

: one that is streamlined especially : a streamlined train

Examples of streamliner in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The streamliner flipped twice — end-over-end —and rolled in the air. Joe Michaud, San Diego Union-Tribune, 18 Apr. 2021 Her team wants the FIM land speed record held since 2010 by Rocky Robinson, riding the Top One Ack-Attack streamliner at 376.363 mph. Joe Michaud, San Diego Union-Tribune, 18 Apr. 2021 Learn how production companies at the time were setting up fantastic stunt production feats, from sinking an 8,000-ton streamliner to an untethered jump from a hot air balloon. Courtney Linder, Popular Mechanics, 22 July 2020 Since then, Thompson has put her entire focus and energy into the four-wheel streamliner. Bob Mcmanaman, azcentral, 14 Mar. 2020 Passengers can choose from four seating classes: streamliner, premier, first and executive. Bharbi Hazarika, Los Angeles Times, 3 Oct. 2019 So Thompson puts his streamliner on the trailer and heads back to the Salt Flats in 1968. Mark Mahaney, Smithsonian, 10 July 2019 Meanwhile, the Yanks were building backyard streamliners out of war surplus belly tanks. Mark Mahaney, Smithsonian, 10 July 2019 The cabin is a silent streamliner of interstate travel. Mark Maynard,, 27 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of streamliner

1934, in the meaning defined above

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“Streamliner.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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