an intermediate platform in a staircase
landing, landing place(noun)
structure providing a place where boats can land people or goods
the act of coming down to the earth (or other surface)
"the plane made a smooth landing"; "his landing on his feet was catlike"
the act of coming to land after a voyage
(Aeronautics) The act or process of bringing an aircraft to land after having been in the air; as, the pilot made a perfect three-point landing. Contrasted with take-off.
coming to earth, as of an airplane or any descending object
an in-between platform or large bottom-most or top-most step of a staircase
a place on a shoreline where a boat lands
of, pertaining to or used for, setting, bringing, or going, on shore
a going or bringing on shore
a place for landing, as from a ship, a carriage. etc
the level part of a staircase, at the top of a flight of stairs, or connecting one flight with another
Landing is the last part of a flight, where a flying animal, aircraft, or spacecraft returns to the ground. When the flying object returns to water, the process is called alighting, although it is commonly called "landing," "touchdown" or "splashdown" as well. A normal aircraft flight would include several parts of flight including taxi, takeoff, climb, cruise, descent and landing.
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Rank popularity for the word 'landing' in Nouns Frequency: #1835
The numerical value of landing in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of landing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Great ideas need landing gear as well as wings.
China will absolutely not experience a hard landing, these predictions of a hard landing are destined to come to nothing.
We believe China will have a soft landing, not a hard landing. A lot in people in the market believe demand in China is decreasing. We don't agree.
Flight VS43 ... (has) returned to London Gatwick due to a technical issue with one of the landing gears, the aircraft is preparing to implement a non-standard landing procedure at Gatwick airport.
This is an agricultural airport from the days of the regime, we are currently just expanding its landing field so that we can benefit from it in having planes landing (to deliver) humanitarian aid or reconstruction material.
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Translations for landing
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- koridor, přistání, podesta, přístaviště, chodbaCzech
- Anlegeplatz, Treppenabsatz, LandungGerman
- rellano, descansillo, muelle, aterrizajeSpanish
- laskeutuminen, tasanne, porrastasanneFinnish
- palier, atterrissageFrench
- laimrigScottish Gaelic
- ballatoio, caposcala, atterraggio, imbarcadero, pianerottolo, ripianoItalian
- 踊り場, 着陸, 上陸, 船着き場Japanese
- приземјување, спуштање, одмориште, слетувањеMacedonian
- aanlegplaats, overloop, landing, steigerDutch
- pouso, aterragem, aterrissagemPortuguese
- посадка, приземлениеRussian
- призе́млення, поса́дкаUkrainian
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