jumbo : Definition, Usages, News and More
- s of great mass; huge and bulky
a jumbo jet
- Pan American executives knew that they would run into all sorts of problems in getting their 747 jumbo jets through what airmen call a new plane's "learning curve," and they.
- And holders of jumbo loans need not apply.
- While the passenger in a 747 jumbo jet comfortably sips a martini or soaks up the stereo, a rather disconcerting development may be going on inside one of the huge, intricate .
News & Articles
- UnGrounded: Silicon Valley stars embark on flight 'to change the world'
After months of buildup, a British Airways jumbo jet carrying more than 100 Silicon Valley emissaries lifted off Wednesday on a mission to change the world. During the 12-hour flight from San Francisco to London, participants in the 'UnGrounded' initiative were charged with coming up with ways to address the global disparity of science, math and technology education.
June 13, 2013 - San Jose Mercury News
- Big Banks Bet on Jumbo Mortgages Again
Since the housing crash began, the market for jumbo mortgage-backed securities, pools of these loans sold to investors, has been close to nothing. Banks still make the loans, but hold them on their books. Now that is beginning to change.
June 10, 2013 - CNBC
- Jumbo athlete Koda Martin commits to the Texas A&M Aggies
For Alvin (Texas) Manvel jumbo athlete Koda Martin, having to say no to coaching staffs recruiting him was one of the most difficult parts, but he finally did it on Saturday, committing to the Texas A&M Aggies . Now the third commitment in the last week for head coach Kevin Sumlin and his staff, the Aggies once again have some momentum in recruiting. Martin joins Katy (Texas) Seven Lakes ...
June 8, 2013 - SB Nation
- Barney Frank in Bloomberg
Alleviating that public anger, not with mumbo jumbo but with reality, is essential if we're going to have the support of the country,House Financial Services Committee Chairman Barney Frank said today at a hearing in Washington.
- Tiger Wood in AFP
It was a matter of time before an Asian-born player was going to win,said Woods. "We've had a lot of great players over the years starting with Jumbo (Ozaki) and Isao (Aoki) has come close. But it was just a matter of time."
- Barack Obama in Canada.com
In all likelihood, were Israel to abandon the strategic barrier of the Jordan Valley, shoulder-fired missiles capable of taking down a 747 jumbo jet would soon appear on high ground in the West Bank that dominates (Israel's international) Ben... Dore Gold http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dore_Gold&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEeXVnXycWRFPUJE-dT89UHy9gETQ International Herald Tribune http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2008/08/30/news/Mideast-Valley-Of-Strife.php&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFBjgA4ohfxWzMA_LeMOXXVCkQaEA Aug 30, 2008
55075 72845 jump-start We'll be working out the details in the weeks ahead, but it will be a two-year, nationwide effort to jump-start job creation in America and lay the foundation for a strong and growing economy," Obama said.