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land·ing

 (lăn′dĭng)
n.
1.
a. The act or process of coming to land or rest, especially after a voyage or flight.
b. A termination, especially of a voyage or flight.
2. A site for loading and unloading passengers and cargo.
3. landings An amount of fish or shellfish harvested in a particular place during a particular period.
4.
a. An intermediate platform on a flight of stairs.
b. The area at the top or bottom of a staircase.

landing

(ˈlændɪŋ)
n
1.
a. the act of coming to land, esp after a flight or sea voyage
b. (as modifier): landing place.
2. a place of disembarkation
3. (Architecture) the floor area at the top of a flight of stairs or between two flights of stairs

land•ing

(ˈlæn dɪŋ)

n.
1. the act of a person or thing that lands.
2. a place where persons or goods are landed.
3. the level floor between flights of stairs or at the head or foot of a flight of stairs.
[1400–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.landing - an intermediate platform in a staircase
platform - a raised horizontal surface; "the speaker mounted the platform"
staircase, stairway - a way of access (upward and downward) consisting of a set of steps
2.landing - structure providing a place where boats can land people or goodslanding - structure providing a place where boats can land people or goods
docking facility, dockage, dock - landing in a harbor next to a pier where ships are loaded and unloaded or repaired; may have gates to let water in or out; "the ship arrived at the dock more than a day late"
landing stage - platform from which passengers and cargo can be (un)loaded
structure, construction - a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"
harbor, harbour, seaport, haven - a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
3.landing - the act of coming down to the earth (or other surface); "the plane made a smooth landing"; "his landing on his feet was catlike"
arrival - the act of arriving at a certain place; "they awaited her arrival"
landing approach - the approach to a landing field by an airplane
touchdown - a landing (as the wheels touch the landing field); especially of airplanes
aircraft landing, airplane landing - landing an aircraft
splashdown - a landing of a spacecraft in the sea at the end of a space flight
4.landing - the act of coming to land after a voyage
arrival - the act of arriving at a certain place; "they awaited her arrival"
amphibious landing - a military action of coordinated land, sea, and air forces organized for an invasion; "MacArthur staged a massive amphibious landing behind enemy lines"
debarkation, disembarkation, disembarkment - the act of passengers and crew getting off of a ship or aircraft

landing

noun
1. coming in, arrival, touchdown, disembarkation, disembarkment I had to make a controlled landing into the sea.
2. platform, jetty, quayside, landing stage take the bus to the landing
Translations
بَسْطَة الدَّرَجمَرْفأ، مكان رُسُومـَمَرٌّ فُوْقِيّهُبوط
odpočívadlopřistánípřistávacípřístaviště
landinglandings-landingspladstrappeafsats=-landing
porrastasanne
terasa
lépcsõpihenõleszállás
lending, landtakalendingarstaîurstigapallur
踊り場
층계 꼭대기의 마루
odpočívadlopristátiepristávací
podestpristanek
landning
พื้นที่สำหรับนำเครื่องบินขึ้นลง
đầu cầu thang

landing

[ˈlændɪŋ]
A. N
1. (Aer) [of aircraft, spacecraft] (on land) → aterrizaje m; (on sea) → amerizaje m, amarizaje m; (on moon) → alunizaje m
see also crash E
see also emergency B
see also forced A2
2. (Mil) [of troops] → desembarco m
the Normandy landings (Hist) → los desembarcos de Normandía
3. (Archit) (in house) → descansillo m, rellano m
B. CPD landing card Ntarjeta f de desembarque
landing craft Nlancha f de desembarco
landing field Ncampo m de aterrizaje
landing gear N (Aer) → tren m de aterrizaje
landing ground Ncampo m de aterrizaje
landing lights NPLluces fpl de aterrizaje
landing net N (Fishing) → salabardo m, manga f, cuchara f
landing party N (Naut) → destacamento m de desembarco
landing run Nrecorrido m de aterrizaje
landing stage N (Naut) → desembarcadero m
landing strip N (Aer) → pista f de aterrizaje
landing wheels NPL (Aer) → ruedas fpl de aterrizaje

landing

[ˈlændɪŋ] n
(from ship)débarquement m
(from plane)atterrissage m
[staircase] → palier mlanding card ncarte f de débarquementlanding craft npéniche f de débarquementlanding gear ntrain m d'atterrissagelanding stage n (British) (when getting off)débarcadère m; (when getting on)embarcadère mlanding strip npiste f d'atterrissage

landing

n
(Naut) (of person)Landung f; (of ship)Anlegen nt, → Landung f; (of goods)Löschen nt
(Aviat) → Landung f
(on stairs, inside house) → Flur m, → Gang m; (outside flat door) → Treppenabsatz m; (corridor outside flat doors) → Gang m, → Etagenabsatz m

landing

:
landing approach
n (Aviat) → Landeanflug m
landing card
nEinreisekarte f
landing craft
nLandungsboot nt
landing field
nLandeplatz m
landing gear
nFahrgestell nt
landing net
nKäscher m, → Kescher m
landing party
nLandetrupp m
landing place
n (Naut) → Anlegeplatz m
landing stage
n (Naut) → Landesteg m, → Landungsbrücke f
landing strip
nLandebahn f
landing wheels
pl(Lauf)räder pl

landing

[ˈlændɪŋ] n
a. (of aircraft) → atterraggio; (of troops) → sbarco
b. (in house) → pianerottolo

land

(lӕnd) noun
1. the solid part of the surface of the Earth which is covered by the sea. We had been at sea a week before we saw land.
2. a country. foreign lands.
3. the ground or soil. He never made any money at farming as his land was poor and stony.
4. an estate. He owns land/lands in Scotland.
verb
1. to come or bring down from the air upon the land. The plane landed in a field; They managed to land the helicopter safely; She fell twenty feet, but landed without injury.
2. to come or bring from the sea on to the land. After being at sea for three months, they landed at Plymouth; He landed the big fish with some help.
3. to (cause to) get into a particular (usually unfortunate) situation. Don't drive so fast – you'll land (yourself) in hospital/trouble!
ˈlanding noun
1. (an act of) coming or bringing to shore or to ground. an emergency landing; (also adjective) a landing place.
2. a place for coming ashore.
3. the level part of a staircase between flights of steps. Her room was on the first floor, across the landing from mine.
ˈlanding-gear noun
the parts of an aircraft that carry the load when it lands. The accident was caused by the failure of the plane's landing-gear.
ˈlanding-stage noun
a platform, fixed or floating, on which to land passengers or goods from a boat.
ˈlandlocked adjective
enclosed by land. a landlocked country; That area is completely landlocked.
ˈlandlordfeminine ˈlandlady (plural ˈlandladies) – noun
1. a person who has tenants or lodgers. My landlady has just put up my rent.
2. a person who keeps a public house. The landlord of the `Swan' is Mr Smith.
ˈlandmark noun
1. an object on land that serves as a guide to seamen or others. The church-tower is a landmark for sailors because it stands on the top of a cliff.
2. an event of great importance.
land mine
a mine laid on or near the surface of the ground, which is set off by something passing over it.
ˈlandowner noun
a person who owns land, especially a lot of land.
ˈLandrover® (-rouvə) noun
a type of strong motor vehicle used for driving over rough ground.
ˈlandslide noun
a piece of land that falls down from the side of a hill. His car was buried in the landslide.
ˈlandslide (victory) noun
a clear victory in an election. Their political party won a landslide victory.
ˈlandslide defeat noun
a clear defeat in an election.
land up
to get into a particular, usually unfortunate, situation, especially through one's own fault. If you go on like that, you'll land up in jail.
land with
to burden (someone) with (an unpleasant task). She was landed with the job of telling him the bad news.
see how the land lies
to take a good look at the circumstances before making a decision.

landing

مـَمَرٌّ فُوْقِيّ odpočívadlo landing Landung προσγείωση aterrizaje, distribuidor porrastasanne palier terasa atterraggio 踊り場 층계 꼭대기의 마루 landing landing lądowanie patamar лестничная площадка landning พื้นที่สำหรับนำเครื่องบินขึ้นลง merdiven başı đầu cầu thang 楼梯平台
References in classic literature ?
The denial of landing and hasty warning us away troubled us much.
Toward midnight the wind and sea abated, so that shortly after dawn I determined to make inshore in an attempt to effect a landing, for we were sadly in need of fresh water and food.
What was there here in Plymouth Bay to prevent an enemy landing in force and marching where they wished?
I can only account for it by assuming that either England was temporarily conquered by the Teutons, or that an invasion of so vast proportions was undertaken that German troops were hurled upon the England coast in huge numbers and that landings were necessarily effected at many places simultaneously.
But when they fly into low-visibility conditions like fog, rain, snow and blowing sand, pilots have difficulty making a safe approach and landing without ground-based navigation aids.
Situation Two: A vaulter bounces or rolls out of the landing mat after landing, striking his head on the ground or an object around the landing mat.
That was the first space shuttle landing - not from orbit, but from the top of a modified Boeing 747 airliner that took the engineless Enterprise to about four miles up and let it go.
Thunderstorms in central Florida caused National Aeronautics and Space Administration officials to wave off two landing attempts earlier Wednesday, just as they had done on Monday and Tuesday.
A unique system for significantly reducing landing risks on board carriers, the technology employed for VISUAL is critical for night operations, during maneuvers in severe weather and at times when radar and radio communications are restricted," said Fred L.
Boeing plans to conduct more short takeoff/vertical landing flights with British Royal Navy and U.