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jumbo jet

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Air
jumbo jetˈjumbo jet (also jumbo) noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 TTAa very large plane for carrying passengers
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jumbo jetThe shuttle was then loaded atop a converted 747 jumbo jet and flown back to Kennedy.Flight attendant Lauren Holly takes the controls on a jumbo jet after a prisoner escapes and eliminates the crew.That's the same as a full jumbo jet crashing at Heathrow every day of the week and two on Sunday.S.-made Stinger anti-aircraft missile could have downed the jumbo jet.Meanwhile, those who observed the jumbo jet exploding say they still have vivid memories.The jumbo jet is after all one of the most potent symbols of this century.
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