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

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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. Yuri Milner:

    In 1961, John F. Kennedy announced his dream of landing a man on the moon by the end of this decade.

  2. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Your thoughts are a pilot of your life journey; the best or the worst landing depends on how, and where you land.

  3. Greg Rutherford:

    We have tried to get it 100 percent ready in time. Sadly I have made it worse on the first landing and I am currently unable to move my neck, the doctor thinks it is a bad whiplash but it won't affect my Double Olympic bid. I am positive the British Athletics medical staff will be able to fix it over the next week.

  4. Michael Collins:

    What Kennedy said helped us so much in our preparation for the first lunar landing, i'd like to transfer that spirit from where we are to where we might go and I would propose going direct to Mars under what I would call a JFK Mars Express.

  5. John McNamee:

    Don't let anybody tell you different -- landing on Mars is hard to do, but the women and men on this team are the best in the world at what they do. When our spacecraft hits the top of the Mars atmosphere at about three-and-a-half miles per second, we'll be ready.

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