Definition of 'jumbo jet'
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They built the interior of this two-storey hotel there - you could have fitted three jumbo jets in it. The Sun (2016)They had explosives capable of blowing up jumbo jets. The Sun (2009)Just look at the wings of a jumbo jet in turbulence. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Or is it a jumbo jet? Times, Sunday Times (2010)You may like to reflect that there is no-one who understands fully how a jumbo jet works. Times, Sunday Times (2008)To remove all those out of step with the new era, a jumbo jet would have been needed. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But few can claim to have written their new album's pivotal song in the loo of a jumbo jet. The Sun (2011)Calling ore carriers tankers is like calling a hang glider a jumbo jet, on the basis that both are flying machines. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Nine passengers on a typical BA jumbo jet find that their bags are missing when they arrive at their destination. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There are now fewer than 700 mountain gorillas left in the wild - less than the number of passengers on a jumbo jet. The Sun (2010)A bit like saying: 'For your first driving lesson how about trying a jumbo jet full of people. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'jumbo jet'
British English: jumbo jet /ˈdʒʌmbəʊ dʒɛt/ NOUN
A jumbo jet or a jumbo is a very large plane.
- American English: jumbo jet
- Arabic: طَائِرَةٌ نَفَّاثَةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: avião a jato muito grande
- Chinese: 大型喷气客机
- Croatian: mlažnjak
- Czech: obří tryskové letadlo
- Danish: jumbojet
- Dutch: jumbojet
- European Spanish: jumbo
- Finnish: jumbojetti
- French: gros porteur
- German: Jumbojet
- Greek: αεροσκάφος τζάμπο
- Italian: jumbo
- Japanese: ジャンボジェット
- Korean: 점보 제트기
- Norwegian: jumbojet
- Polish: wielki odrzutowiec pasażerski
- European Portuguese: avião a jacto muito grande
- Romanian: jumbo-jet
- Russian: реактивный аэробус
- Spanish: jumbo
- Swedish: jumbojet
- Thai: เครื่องบินเจ็ทขนาดใหญ่มาก
- Turkish: jumbo jet
- Ukrainian: реактивний лайнер
- Vietnamese: máy bay phản lực cỡ lớn
Definition of jumbo jet from the Collins English Dictionary
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