Meaning of LANDING in English

LANDING

(~s)

1.

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

I ran out onto the ~.

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2.

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

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

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

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3.

When a ~ 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 ~.

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4.

A ~ is the same as a ~ stage .

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