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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
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They made a landing about noon, and lunch was served.
You are at the foot of Glenn's," returned the other, speaking aloud, without fear of consequences within the roar of the cataract; "and the next thing is to make a steady landing, lest the canoe upset, and you should go down again the hard road we have traveled faster than you came up; 'tis a hard rift to stem, when the river is a little swelled; and five is an unnatural number to keep dry, in a hurry-skurry, with a little birchen bark and gum.
The apparition had reached the landing halfway up and was therefore on the spot nearest the window, where at sight of me, it stopped short and fixed me exactly as it had fixed me from the tower and from the garden.
A Coffin my Innkeeper upon landing in my first whaling port; tombstones staring at me in the whalemen's chapel; and here a gallows
If I find the young un, I'll bring him on to Cincinnati, and leave him at Granny Belcher's, on the landing," said Loker.
I made two mile and a half, and then struck out a quarter of a mile or more towards the middle of the river, because pretty soon I would be passing the ferry landing, and people might see me and hail me.
The scene of this chronicle is the town of Dawson's Landing, on the Missouri side of the Mississippi, half a day's journey, per steamboat, below St.
At the end of a long twelve or fifteen minutes the wheels stopped, and Tom slipped overboard and swam ashore in the dusk, landing fifty yards down- stream, out of danger of possible stragglers.
That same Saturday--no, it was the night before--there was a steamboat laying at Flagler's Landing, forty miles above here, and it was raining and storming like the nation.
We arrived at Baltimore early on Sunday morn- ing, landing at Smith's Wharf, not far from Bow- ley's Wharf.
So I addressed the housekeeper; asked her to show me a room, told her I should probably be a visitor here for a week or two, had my trunk conveyed to my chamber, and followed it thither myself: I met Bessie on the landing.
They entirely refused to have it in bed with them, or even in their room; and I had no more sense, so I put it on the landing of the stairs, hoping it might he gone on the morrow.