landing

landing

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English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈlændɪŋ/
  • Rhymes: -ændɪŋ
  • Hyphenation: land‧ing

Noun

landing (plural landings)

  1. Corridor.
  2. Coming to a surface, as of an airplane or any descending object.
    Antonym: takeoff
  3. A place on a shoreline where a boat lands.
    Hyponym: fleet landing
  4. A level area at the top of a flight of stairs, or connecting one flight with another.

Derived terms

  • airlanding
  • belly landing
  • crash landing
  • deadstick landing
  • entry-descent-landing
  • forced landing
  • happy landings
  • hard landing
  • landing corridor
  • Mays Landing
  • pancake landing
  • stick the landing

Translations

Verb

landing

  1. present participle of land

Anagrams

  • Ingland, danglin'

Cebuano

Etymology

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).

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: lan‧ding

Verb

landing

  1. (aviation) to land; to descend to a surface, especially from the air to touch down
  2. to come to be in a condition or situation

Quotations

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:landing.

Derived terms

  • landinganan

Dutch

Etymology

Derived from landen +‎ -ing. Compare English landing and German Landung.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɑn.dɪŋ/
  • (Belgium)
  • Hyphenation: lan‧ding

Noun

landing f (plural landingen, diminutive landinkje n)

  1. landing, touchdown of an airplane or any other airborne object
  2. the act of disembarking a ship, particularly in military contexts

Derived terms

  • landingsbaan
  • landingsgestel
  • maanlanding
  • noodlanding
  • tussenlanding

Norman

Etymology

Borrowed from English landing.

Noun

landing m (plural landings)

  1. (Guernsey) landing

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From lande +‎ -ing

Noun

landing f or m (definite singular landinga or landingen, indefinite plural landinger, definite plural landingene)

  1. a landing (e.g. by an aircraft)

Derived terms

  • landingssted
  • landingsstripe
  • nødlanding

References

  • “landing” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From lande +‎ -ing

Noun

landing f (definite singular landinga, indefinite plural landingar, definite plural landingane)

  1. a landing (e.g. by an aircraft)

Derived terms

  • landingsstripe
  • naudlanding, nødlanding

References

  • “landing” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

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