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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.
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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
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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]
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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
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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
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

landing

[ˈlændɪŋ] n
a. (of aircraft) → atterraggio; (of troops) → sbarco
b. (in house) → pianerottolo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
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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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There being absolutely no other cushionless place to put them she stood them up against the wall on the stair landing. They topple over half the time and if we come up or down the stairs in the dark we fall over them.
A narrow shelf or shelves can be even placed on an ample stair landing for books so that you can grab one on your way to bed or out the door.
After a quarrel broke out between the couple, Wan allegedly put Chang in a bear hug and hurled her off the stair landing. After Chang fell, Wan soon jumped off the landing as well.
GREG HEMPHILL VICTOR McDADE "A nameplate, McDade, from the stair landing, and a jigsaw of a lighthouse which I took in a bit of a panic because they told me, 'This is the last scene you're doing in your flat.' I was like, 'Really, is it?' so I just grabbed this jigsaw.
The district's board has voted to settle the lawsuit with the student who fell three years ago as he approached a stair landing at Hamilton Middle School.
Also, it found out that the sprinkler systems at the fourth floor occupied by SSI was not functional; insufficient means of egress for the fourth floor; some existing doors have no self-closing device; some stairs were not fully enclosed; ground floor stair landing of the one exit was utilized as storage; failure to notify nearest fire station when the fire alarm system and sprinkler systems were out of service for more than four hours; dry standpipes were not installed at exits; proper raceways were not provided on the electrical wirings installed at the renovated portion of the third portal; and designated fire safety inspectors failed to indicate the correct fire safety status or violations of the buildings.
Any corner will make the perfect hideaway - under the stairs, an alcove, a stair landing - those little spaces that are often overlooked and left undressed.
We all have the expectation that "everything" will have been built into such buildings, with "all" the provisions of fire fighting, hose reels, stair landing hydrants, sprinklers, fire safety doors and such.
4, 2015, and was running up the stairs to catch a train, when a group of police officers ran up behind her, "grabbed [her] and threw her down upon the stair landing," according to the lawsuit.
A top floor observatory has 17-foot ceilings and massive arched windows, as well as candy-apple red-shag carpeting, and in addition to a vertiginous, three-foot wide terrace that wraps around the living room, there are two additional terraces, both off the stair landing outside the master bedroom.
A bench by Stockholm designer Jonas Bohlin, made of stained curved steamed beech, sits on the stair landing.