Definition of Airliner

1. Noun. A commercial airplane that carries passengers.




Definition of Airliner

1. Noun. a passenger-carrying aircraft, especially one of a fleet operated by an airline. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Airliner

1. a large passenger aircraft [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Airliner

airlanes
airless
airless lung
airlessly
airlessness
airlessnesses
airletter
airletters
airlift
airlifted
airlifting
airlifts
airlike
airline
airline business
airliner (current term)
airliners
airlines
airlinese
airling
airlings
airlock
airlocked
airlocks
airly
airmail
airmail letter
airmailed
airmailer
airmailing

Literary usage of Airliner

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Flight Check!: The Story Of Faa Flight Inspection by Scott A. Thompson (1997)
"Increasing air traffic and the advent of the jet airliner began to overload the ... The arrival of the jet airliner, however, foretold major changes in the ..."

2. Terrorist Group Profiles (1993)
"Selected Incident Chronology July 1968 — Hijacked an El Al airliner en route from Rome ... June 1976 — Hijacked an Air France airliner to Entebbe, Uganda, ..."

3. C3I: Issues of Command & Control edited by Thomas P. Coakley (1994)
"down of a Korean airliner by Soviet ment it caught the Soviets so ill- ... We were absolutely convinced that they had shot the airliner down, ..."

4. Russian Defense Business Directory: St. Petersburg and Leningrad Oblastedited by Franklin J. Carvalho edited by Franklin J. Carvalho (1998)
"Allied-Signal will outfit the Tu-304 regional airliner (Tupolev) and the Yak-112 and Yak-42M (Yakovlev) with integrated Bendix-King cockpit avionics. b) ..."

5. Planet Geographyby Stephen Codrington by Stephen Codrington (2005)
"For example, the airliner shown in figure 25.1 is operated by an airline based ... Today, a trans-Atlantic flight takes about seven hours in a jet airliner, ..."

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