- a commercial jet plane for carrying passengers.
Origin of jetliner
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Examples from the Web for jetliner
The Boeing jetliner had 295 people on board and was flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur.Latest News on Malaysian Airliner Reportedly Shot Down Over Ukraine
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July 17, 2014
Jetliner bombing plot August 2006 Twenty-four suspects arrested for plotting to blow up 10 U.S. jetliners with liquid explosives.Forty-Five Foiled Terror Plots Since 9/11
September 9, 2011
That's a record dating back to the advent of the jetliner itself.What Pilots Fear
September 3, 2009
All she'd lose was one day, and it might be a bit of a vacation if she enjoyed flying in a jetliner at sixty thousand feet.
Nurse Gloria Farrow waved at me from the ramp of the jetliner, and I ran forward to collect her baggage.
- a commercial airliner powered by jet engines
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