landing (plural landings)
- Coming to a surface, as of an airplane or any descending object.
- Antonym: takeoff
- A place on a shoreline where a boat lands.
- Hyponym: fleet landing
- A level area at the top of a flight of stairs, or connecting one flight with another.
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From English landing, present participle of land (“to land, to touch down”), from Middle English land, lond, from Old English land, lond (“earth, land, soil, ground; defined piece of land, territory, realm, province, district; landed property; country (not town); ridge in a ploughed field”), from Proto-Germanic *landą (“land”), from Proto-Indo-European *lendʰ- (“land, heath”).
- Hyphenation: lan‧ding
- (aviation) to land; to descend to a surface, especially from the air to touch down
- to come to be in a condition or situation
For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:landing.
- landing, touchdown of an airplane or any other airborne object
- the act of disembarking a ship, particularly in military contexts
landing m (plural landings)
- a landing (e.g. by an aircraft)
- “landing” in The Bokmål Dictionary.