Meaning of LANDING in English

LANDING

transcription, транскрипция: [ lændɪŋ ]

( landings)

1.

In a house or other building, the landing is the area at the top of the staircase which has rooms leading off it.

I ran out onto the landing.

N-COUNT : usu the N in sing

2.

A landing is an act of bringing an aircraft or spacecraft down to the ground.

I had to make a controlled landing into the sea...

The plane had been cleared for landing at Brunswick’s Glynco Airport.

N-VAR

3.

When a landing takes place, troops are unloaded from boats or aircraft at the beginning of a military invasion or other operation.

American forces have begun a big landing.

N-COUNT

4.

A landing is the same as a landing stage .

N-COUNT

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