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landing British & World English

An instance of coming or bringing something to land, either from the air or from water

landing English Thesaurus

during the forced landing the aircraft was substantially damaged

land British & World English

Put (someone or something) on land from a boat

landing net British & World English

A net for landing a large fish which has been hooked

landing pad British & World English

A small area designed for helicopters to land on and take off from

belly landing British & World English

A crash-landing of an aircraft on the underside of the fuselage, without lowering the undercarriage

half landing British & World English

An area of floor where a flight of stairs turns through 180 degrees

hard landing British & World English

An uncontrolled landing in which a spacecraft crashes on to the surface of a planet or moon and is destroyed

landing craft British & World English

A boat specially designed for putting troops and military equipment ashore on a beach

landing gear British & World English

The undercarriage of an aircraft

landing light British & World English

A bright light on an aircraft that is switched on prior to landing

landing page British & World English

A web page which serves as the entry point for a website or a particular section of a website

landing stage British & World English

A platform, typically a floating one, on to which passengers from a boat disembark or cargo is unloaded

soft landing British & World English

A controlled landing of a spacecraft during which no serious damage is incurred

forced landing British & World English

An act of abruptly bringing an aircraft to the ground or the surface of water in an emergency

pancake landing British & World English

An emergency landing in which an aircraft levels out close to the ground and drops vertically with its undercarriage still retracted

deadstick landing British & World English

An unpowered landing of an aircraft

three-point landing British & World English

A landing of an aircraft on the two main wheels and the tailwheel or skid simultaneously

land up in land British & World English

Reach a place or situation

land up British & World English

Reach a place or situation

crash-land British & World English

(Of an aircraft) land roughly in an emergency, typically without lowering the undercarriage

landing place in landing British & World English

A place where people and goods can be landed from a boat

land someone in in land British & World English

Cause someone to be in (a difficult situation)

land someone with in land British & World English

Inflict (an unwelcome task or difficult situation) on someone

land up with in land British & World English

End up with (an unwelcome situation)

land up with British & World English

End up with (an unwelcome situation)

land on one's feet in land British & World English

Have good luck or success

land on one's feet British & World English

Have good luck or success

in hot water in hot British & World English

In trouble or disgrace

in hot water British & World English

In trouble or disgrace


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