Meaning of LANDING in English

LANDING

land ‧ ing /ˈlændɪŋ/ BrE AmE noun

1 . [uncountable and countable] the action of bringing an aircraft down to the ground after being in the air OPP take-off :

take-off and landing procedures

crash/emergency landing (=a sudden landing caused by a problem with the engine etc)

the Apollo Moon landings

⇨ ↑ soft landing

2 . [countable] the floor at the top of a set of stairs or between two sets of stairs:

the first-floor landing

3 . [countable] the action of bringing soldiers onto land that is controlled by the enemy:

the first landings of American Marines at Da Nang

4 . [countable] a ↑ landing stage

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.