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. Buzz Aldrin:

    I’d like to have a few more years [to get to Mars], a very attractive time for a president to make a commitment is on the 50th anniversary of America first landing on the Moon, and that’s 2019; if you look at two decades from there, you come up with about 2039, so I round that up to 2040.

  2. Susan Kelechi Watson:

    It's time for teamwork now, it's like all hands on deck -- and that doesn't mean nothing is going to come up and all that. But we went through a real storm last season, and this season it's more about now that the dust settles, where are we landing and how are we doing this together.

  3. David Kroening:

    We stopped all capital projects until we saw where the cards were landing, this one, when you layer in shortages and higher prices for CO2, kind of sped back up.

  4. Gary George:

    . NASA admitted in 2006 that no one could find the original video recordings of the historic moon landing. The U.S. space agency did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the upcoming auction. In 2008, Gary George was vacationing with a NASA friend who told Gary George Gary George was tasked with locating the lost videotapes. Gary George said,' It seems we've lost our original tapes of the Apollo 11 EVA,' quite frankly, I was sitting at the table drinking a beer and I said,' Well damn, I have those,'.

  5. Suan Teck Kin:

    All this obsession with a Chinese hard-landing I think is a bit too much. Chinese economic data is showing signs of stabilisation, including recent PMI numbers, as well as the latest figures on industrial production and retail sales.

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