What does LANDING mean?

Definitions for LANDING
ˈlæn dɪŋland·ing

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word LANDING.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. landingnoun

    an intermediate platform in a staircase

  2. landing, landing placenoun

    structure providing a place where boats can land people or goods

  3. landingnoun

    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. landingnoun

    the act of coming to land after a voyage

GCIDE

  1. Landingnoun

    (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.

Wiktionary

  1. landingnoun

    corridor

  2. landingnoun

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

  3. landingnoun

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

  4. landingnoun

    a place on a shoreline where a boat lands

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Landing, Landing-placenoun

    The top of stairs.

    Etymology: from land.

    Let the stairs to the upper rooms be upon a fair, open newel, and a fair landing-place at the top. Francis Bacon.

    The landing-place is the uppermost step of a pair of stairs, viz. the floor of the room you ascend upon. Joseph Moxon.

    There is a stair-case that strangers are generally carried to see, where the easiness of the ascent, the disposition of the lights, and the convenient landing, are admirably well contrived. Joseph Addison, Remarks on Italy.

    What the Romans called vestibulum was no part of the house, but the court and landing-place between it and the street. John Arbuthnot, on Coins.

Wikipedia

  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"a or "splashdown" as well. A normal aircraft flight would include several parts of flight including taxi, takeoff, climb, cruise, descent and landing.

ChatGPT

  1. landing

    Landing generally refers to the act or process of bringing something, typically a vehicle or aircraft, down onto the ground or other surface. In a broader context, it can also refer to arriving or settling in a particular place or condition. In architecture, it's a platform between flights of stairs or at the end of a flight of stairs.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Landing

    of Land

  2. Landingadjective

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

  3. Landingnoun

    a going or bringing on shore

  4. Landingnoun

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

  5. Landingnoun

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

Wikidata

  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.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. landing

    In fortification, is the portion of the floor of the gallery between the frames that bound the entrance to a return. The landing is in all cases horizontal.

Editors Contribution

  1. landing

    The act and process of to land.

    The landing was peaceful and calm which was a real joy.


    Submitted by MaryC on March 21, 2020  

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. LANDING

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Landing is ranked #51176 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Landing surname appeared 407 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Landing.

    67% or 273 total occurrences were White.
    26% or 106 total occurrences were Black.
    4.4% or 18 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.4% or 6 total occurrences were of two or more races.

Matched Categories

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

Anagrams for LANDING »

  1. Ingland

  2. danglin

How to pronounce LANDING?

How to say LANDING in sign language?

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of LANDING in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of LANDING in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of LANDING in a Sentence

  1. Mark Esper:

    I think when you're landing that low in the city, it looks unsafe to me, right ? But I need to find out, I need to learn more about what's going on.

  2. Jim Bell:

    It will be a multi-year, hundreds of people effort to choose the landing site for 2020, there are lots of great places to go. The finalist sites for Curiosity are already listed for consideration.

  3. David Newbery:

    The norm would usually see an aircraft suffering from depressurization landing at the nearest suitable airport – not least to calm down the passengers, who would be severely frightened, however, if there were nothing structurally wrong with the aircraft, the commander could elect to continue to a more distant airport.

  4. Joseph Reynolds:

    I could feel all the debris landing on top of me.

  5. Alistair McDonnell:

    We are cutting away at the model. We'll attack the insurance, the availability of supplies and crew, attack the landing ports and the markets they use. It is death by a thousand cuts.

Popularity rank by frequency of use

LANDING#1#6770#10000

Translations for LANDING

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for LANDING »

Translation

Find a translation for the LANDING definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"LANDING." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2024. Web. 23 Jul 2024. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/LANDING>.

Discuss these LANDING definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Are we missing a good definition for LANDING? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Image or illustration of

    LANDING

    Credit »

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Browse Definitions.net

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it
    A elusive
    B articulate
    C occlusive
    D appellative

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for LANDING: