Landing stage
Landing Land"ing, a. Of, pertaining to, or used for, setting, bringing, or going, on shore. [1913 Webster]

{Landing charges}, charges or fees paid on goods unloaded from a vessel.

{Landing net}, a small, bag-shaped net, used in fishing to take the fish from the water after being hooked.

{Landing stage}, a floating platform attached at one end to a wharf in such a manner as to rise and fall with the tide, and thus facilitate passage between the wharf and a vessel lying beside the stage.

{Landing waiter}, a customhouse officer who oversees the landing of goods, etc., from vessels; a landwaiter. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • landing stage — landing stages also landing stage N COUNT A landing stage is a platform built over water where boats stop to let people get off, or to load or unload goods. [mainly BRIT] Syn: jetty, landing …   English dictionary

  • landing stage — n BrE a wooden structure for moving passengers and goods to and from boats …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • landing stage — landing ,stage noun count a wooden structure where people or goods leave a boat …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • landing stage — ► NOUN ▪ a platform on to which passengers or cargo can be landed from a boat …   English terms dictionary

  • landing stage — noun platform from which passengers and cargo can be (un)loaded • Hypernyms: ↑platform • Part Holonyms: ↑landing, ↑landing place * * * ˈlanding stage [landing stage landing stages] …   Useful english dictionary

  • landing stage — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms landing stage : singular landing stage plural landing stages a wooden structure where people or goods leave a boat …   English dictionary

  • landing-stage — see landing stage …   English dictionary

  • landing stage — /ˈlændɪŋ steɪdʒ/ (say landing stayj) noun a fixed or floating wharf …   Australian English dictionary

  • landing stage — a floating platform used as a wharf. [1855 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • landing stage — noun a platform on to which passengers or cargo can be landed from a boat …   English new terms dictionary

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