belly-land


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bel·ly-land

(bĕl′ē-lănd′)
intr.v. bel·ly-land·ed, bel·ly-land·ing, bel·ly-lands
To land an aircraft on its underside without aid of landing gear.

belly landing n.

belly-land


Past participle: belly-landed
Gerund: belly-landing

Imperative
belly-land
belly-land
Present
I belly-land
you belly-land
he/she/it belly-lands
we belly-land
you belly-land
they belly-land
Preterite
I belly-landed
you belly-landed
he/she/it belly-landed
we belly-landed
you belly-landed
they belly-landed
Present Continuous
I am belly-landing
you are belly-landing
he/she/it is belly-landing
we are belly-landing
you are belly-landing
they are belly-landing
Present Perfect
I have belly-landed
you have belly-landed
he/she/it has belly-landed
we have belly-landed
you have belly-landed
they have belly-landed
Past Continuous
I was belly-landing
you were belly-landing
he/she/it was belly-landing
we were belly-landing
you were belly-landing
they were belly-landing
Past Perfect
I had belly-landed
you had belly-landed
he/she/it had belly-landed
we had belly-landed
you had belly-landed
they had belly-landed
Future
I will belly-land
you will belly-land
he/she/it will belly-land
we will belly-land
you will belly-land
they will belly-land
Future Perfect
I will have belly-landed
you will have belly-landed
he/she/it will have belly-landed
we will have belly-landed
you will have belly-landed
they will have belly-landed
Future Continuous
I will be belly-landing
you will be belly-landing
he/she/it will be belly-landing
we will be belly-landing
you will be belly-landing
they will be belly-landing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been belly-landing
you have been belly-landing
he/she/it has been belly-landing
we have been belly-landing
you have been belly-landing
they have been belly-landing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been belly-landing
you will have been belly-landing
he/she/it will have been belly-landing
we will have been belly-landing
you will have been belly-landing
they will have been belly-landing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been belly-landing
you had been belly-landing
he/she/it had been belly-landing
we had been belly-landing
you had been belly-landing
they had been belly-landing
Conditional
I would belly-land
you would belly-land
he/she/it would belly-land
we would belly-land
you would belly-land
they would belly-land
Past Conditional
I would have belly-landed
you would have belly-landed
he/she/it would have belly-landed
we would have belly-landed
you would have belly-landed
they would have belly-landed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.belly-land - land on the underside without the landing gearbelly-land - land on the underside without the landing gear
air travel, aviation, air - travel via aircraft; "air travel involves too much waiting in airports"; "if you've time to spare go by air"
land, set down - reach or come to rest; "The bird landed on the highest branch"; "The plane landed in Istanbul"
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A damaged landing gear forced a Philippine Airlines (PAL) turboprop plane to belly-land on Saturday, prompting airport officials to close the runway to give its crew time to move the grounded aircraft.
Losing height rapidly the pilot had no choice but to belly-land his Heinkel plane on a Wexford beach.