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

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

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  

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  1. Nouns Frequency

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

How to pronounce landing?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Veena
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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. 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.

  2. El Moussa:

    When life kicks you down ALWAYS get back up!! If it’s a rough baby gate…take your time! well folks…I have a huge cut on my stomach from landing with all my weight on the corner. it hurt so bad!! Glad all of my employees got a kick out of it!!

  3. Kareem Jackson:

    I had a couple of conversations with him, just with him saying that Denver is a place that's he's interested in landing.

  4. Michelle Manning:

    All of a sudden, Eric Schneiderman just slapped me, open-handed and with great force, across the face, landing the blow directly onto my ear, it was horrendous. It just came out of nowhere. My ear was ringing. I lost my balance and fell backward onto the bed. I sprang up, but at this point there was very little room between the bed and him.

  5. Eddy Luy:

    They were having trouble with the nose landing gear, which they reported to the tower. They did a fantastic job, all the way into the landing, it was a nice, safe, controlled emergency landing. Everyone is safe and unharmed.

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