Meaning of LANDING in English

LANDING

n.1 a the act or process of coming to land. b an instance of this. c (also landing-place) a place where ships etc. land.

2 a a platform between two flights of stairs, or at the top or bottom of a flight. b a passage leading to upstairs rooms.

Phrases and idioms:

landing-craft any of several types of craft esp. designed for putting troops and equipment ashore. landing-gear the undercarriage of an aircraft. landing-net a net for landing a large fish which has been hooked. landing-stage a platform, often floating, on which goods and passengers are disembarked. landing-strip an airstrip.

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.