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or wide·bod·y (wīd′bŏd′ē)
n. pl. wide-bod·ies or wide·bod·ies
A jet aircraft having a wide fuselage with passenger seats divided by two lengthwise aisles.

wide′-bod′ied, wide′bod′ied adj.
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(Aeronautics) (of an aircraft) having a wide fuselage, esp wide enough to contain three rows of seats abreast
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Noun1.wide-body - a commercial airliner with two aisleswide-body - a commercial airliner with two aisles
airliner - a commercial airplane that carries passengers
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