What does landing mean?

Definitions for landing
ˈlæn dɪŋland·ing

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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.

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

Anagrams for landing »

  1. Ingland

  2. danglin

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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. Renier Vichot:

    There's no doubt that there will be a challenge for people in the non-state sector as more frequent visits from the Americans will require better service, a new era is starting with a future greatly influenced by North Americans landing in Havana. We've got to do better.

  2. 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.

  3. Gul Islam Seyal:

    There were two helicopters ... One of them had a technical problem and contacted the other one and informed the pilot of an emergency landing. As soon as it landed, it caught fire.

  4. Eddie Bernice Johnson:

    I would like America to continue to strive to achieve the challenging and inspiring goal of landing astronauts on Mars, and if the Moon is an essential interim step, then I would support going there too, however, I am not prepared to cannibalize the rest of NASA's program or force the agency into taking foolhardy risks or making short-sighted plans simply to meet an arbitrary deadline.

  5. Andrew Grant:

    It's been a costly exercise for APRA, (Regulators) are taking a few shots and the punches aren't really landing.

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