Landing place
Landing Land"ing, n. 1. A going or bringing on shore. [1913 Webster]

2. A place for landing, as from a ship, a carriage. etc. [1913 Webster]

3. (Arch.) The level part of a staircase, at the top of a flight of stairs, or connecting one flight with another. [1913 Webster]

4. (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}. [PJC]

{Landing place}. me as {Landing}, n., 2 and 3. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Landing — Land ing, n. 1. A going or bringing on shore. [1913 Webster] 2. A place for landing, as from a ship, a carriage. etc. [1913 Webster] 3. (Arch.) The level part of a staircase, at the top of a flight of stairs, or connecting one flight with another …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • landing — [n] harbor anchorage, berth, dock, jetty, landing place, marina, pier, platform, quay, slip, wharf; concept 442 …   New thesaurus

  • landing */*/ — UK [ˈlændɪŋ] / US noun Word forms landing : singular landing plural landings 1) a) [countable/uncountable] the process of moving a plane down onto the ground at the end of a journey Keep your seat belt fastened during take off and landing. a… …   English dictionary

  • landing — land|ing [ lændıŋ ] noun ** 1. ) count or uncount the process of moving a plane down onto the ground at the end of a trip: Keep your seat belt fastened during take off and landing. a crash/emergency landing: The pilot was forced to make an… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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