Meaning of LANDING in English

LANDING

/ ˈlændɪŋ; NAmE / noun

1.

[ C ] the area at the top of a set of stairs where you arrive before you go into an upstairs room or move onto another set of stairs

—picture at staircase

2.

[ C , U ] an act of bringing an aircraft or a spacecraft down to the ground after a journey :

a perfect / smooth / safe landing

the first Apollo moon landing

The pilot was forced to make an emergency landing .

a landing site

OPP take-off

—see also crash landing

3.

[ C ] an act of bringing soldiers to land in an area that is controlled by the enemy

4.

= landing stage

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.