Definitions for landerˈlæn dər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Lander(noun)

    a town in central Wyoming

  2. lander(noun)

    a space vehicle that is designed to land on the moon or another planet


  1. lander(Noun)

    A person who waits at the mouth of the shaft to receive the kibble of ore.

  2. lander(Noun)

    A spacecraft, particularly a probe, designed to set down on the surface of another celestial body.

  3. lander(Noun)

    An illegal immigrant.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lander(noun)

    one who lands, or makes a landing

  2. Lander(noun)

    a person who waits at the mouth of the shaft to receive the kibble of ore


  1. Lander

    Lander is a city in, and the county seat of, Fremont County, Wyoming, United States. Named for transcontinental explorer Frederick W. Lander, Lander is located in central Wyoming, along the Middle Fork of the Popo Agie River. A tourism center with several dude ranches nearby, Lander is located just south of the Wind River Indian Reservation. The population was 7,487 at the 2010 census.

Anagrams for lander »

  1. darnel, larned, learn'd

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Koen Geurts:

    This sign of life from Philae proves to us that at least one of the lander's communication units remains operational and receives our commands.

  2. Ian Crawford:

    It's possible that helium-3 and other solar-wind–implanted ions, like hydrogen, may be in a higher abundance in the cold regolith near the lunar poles. That would be an important measurement to make and would require a polar lander.

  3. Matt Taylor:

    We're using that to kind of nail down where we think we should be looking harder, once we get identification of where the lander is, that will give us a better fix on what we believe the illumination conditions are and a better idea of when we should expect the lander to have sufficient illumination to start charging its batteries and come back online.

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