What does landing mean?

Definitions for landing
ˈlæn dɪŋland·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word landing.

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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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. Carl Schuster:

    They can bomb anyone landing on one of Japan's main islands... but they can't strike Chinese or North Korean air bases or missile sites.

  2. John F. Kennedy, in a speech on May 25, 1961:

    I believe this nation should commit itself, to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to the earth.

  3. Zhou Hao:

    While headline growth looks fine, the breakdown of the figures points to overall weakness in the economy, all in all, we believe that China will experience a 'bumpy landing' in the coming year.

  4. Damir Yusupov:

    I didnt feel any fear, i saw a cornfield ahead and hoped to make a reasonably soft landing. I tried to lower vertical speed to make the plane land as smoothly as possible and glide softly.

  5. Candice Bangsund:

    The whole China situation really appears to be gaining some ground, we saw a very impressive rebound in exports, this of course is helping alleviate fears of a hard landing.

Images & Illustrations of landing

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