Definitions for landingˈlæn dɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

land•ingˈlæn dɪŋ(n.)

  1. the act of a person or thing that lands.

  2. a place where persons or goods are landed.

  3. the level floor between flights of stairs or at the head or foot of a flight of stairs.

    Category: Architecture

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. landing(noun)

    an intermediate platform in a staircase

  2. landing, landing place(noun)

    structure providing a place where boats can land people or goods

  3. landing(noun)

    the act of coming down to the earth (or other surface)

    "the plane made a smooth landing"; "his landing on his feet was catlike"

  4. landing(noun)

    the act of coming to land after a voyage

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. landing(noun)ˈlæn dɪŋ

    the act or process of bringing a plane down to land

    a smooth/bumpy landing

  2. landingˈlæn dɪŋ

    the area at the top of the stairs in a house

    He would sit on the landing crying for his mother.


  1. landing(Noun)


  2. landing(Noun)

    coming to earth, as of an airplane or any descending object

  3. landing(Noun)

    an in-between platform or large bottom-most or top-most step of a staircase

  4. landing(Noun)

    a place on a shoreline where a boat lands

Webster Dictionary

  1. Landing

    of Land

  2. Landing(adj)

    of, pertaining to or used for, setting, bringing, or going, on shore

  3. Landing(noun)

    a going or bringing on shore

  4. Landing(noun)

    a place for landing, as from a ship, a carriage. etc

  5. Landing(noun)

    the level part of a staircase, at the top of a flight of stairs, or connecting one flight with another


  1. Landing

    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.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'landing' in Nouns Frequency: #1835

Translations for landing

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(an act of) coming or bringing to shore or to ground

an emergency landing; (also adjective) a landing place.

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