What does Landing mean?

Definitions for Landing
ˈlæn dɪŋLand·ing

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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

GCIDE

  1. Landing(n.)

    (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. landing(Noun)

    corridor

  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

Freebase

  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  

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

How to pronounce Landing?

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How to say Landing in sign language?

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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. South Texas:

    Congrats to Sierra Tomlinson on landing her dream shark.

  2. Neil Armstrong:

    We've often had people come up to us and tell us how the moon landing inspired them. They come up to Rick and I and tell us how they were inspired by the achievement and how it made them want to be better, that's a very powerful thing. It's a pleasure to be a part of something that lifts humanity up.

  3. Sam Rutherford:

    Aeroplanes landing on beaches has been done and STOL competitions have existed almost since the aeroplane has existed itself, all we are doing is put the two together.

  4. David Madden:

    European equity markets are taking their cues from China, and traders' suspicion is that the second largest economy in the world is heading for a hard landing, the more the Chinese government intervenes, the more traders want to dump stock and head for the exit. The mood in London is that the party is over in China.

  5. Sir Winston Churchill, Speech, 4. June, 1940:

    We shall not flag or fail. We shall go on to the end, we shall fight in France, we shall fight on the seas and oceans, we shall fight with growing confidence and growing strength in the air, we shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender.

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