See also: touch down

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touch +‎ down.

NounEdit

touchdown ‎(plural touchdowns)

  1. (American football, Canadian football) A six-point score occurring when the ball enters possession of a team's player in the opponent's end zone.
    Today I scored my first touchdown.
  2. (rugby) A defensive action of grounding the ball in the team’s own in-goal to stop the play
  3. (rugby) A try (scoring play of grounding the ball in the opposing team’s in-goal)
    • 2011 February 13, Lyle Jackson, “Ireland 22-25 France”, in BBC[1]:
      A first Test try by Fergus McFadden and a Tomas O'Leary touchdown helped Ireland to a 15-12 half-time lead.
  4. (aviation) The moment when an aircraft or spacecraft makes first or final contact with the ground during a landing.
    The passengers audibly relaxed at touchdown.

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< English

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touchdown

  1. (American football) touchdown

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of touchdown (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative touchdown touchdownit
genitive touchdownin touchdownien
partitive touchdownia touchdowneja
illative touchdowniin touchdowneihin
singular plural
nominative touchdown touchdownit
accusative nom. touchdown touchdownit
gen. touchdownin
genitive touchdownin touchdownien
partitive touchdownia touchdowneja
inessive touchdownissa touchdowneissa
elative touchdownista touchdowneista
illative touchdowniin touchdowneihin
adessive touchdownilla touchdowneilla
ablative touchdownilta touchdowneilta
allative touchdownille touchdowneille
essive touchdownina touchdowneina
translative touchdowniksi touchdowneiksi
instructive touchdownein
abessive touchdownitta touchdowneitta
comitative touchdowneineen

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EtymologyEdit

From English touchdown.

NounEdit

touchdown m ‎(plural touchdowns)

  1. touchdown