Translation of landing in Spanish:

landing

Pronunciation: /ˈlændɪŋ/

noun/nombre

  • 1 1.1 u and c [Aerospace/Espacio] [Aviation/Aviación] aterrizaje (masculine); (on water) acuatizaje (masculine); (on sea) amarizaje (masculine), amerizaje (masculine); (on moon) alunizaje (masculine) to make a good/bad landing hacer* un buen/mal aterrizaje forced/emergency landing aterrizaje forzoso/de emergencia (before noun/delante del nombre) [field/light/procedure] de aterrizaje landing wheels ruedas (feminine plural) de aterrizaje 1.2 countable/numerable [Military/Militar] [Nautical/Náutica] desembarco (masculine), desembarque (masculine) 1.3 uncountable/no numerable (of cargo) descarga (feminine); (of troops) desembarco (masculine)
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    • My sigh of relief when the pilot executed a perfect landing and brought the vessel to a safe stop was as deep as anyone's I reckon.
    • Tailwind landings have you flying down final at an excess groundspeed, but at a given angle of descent.
    • Over the next several years, I remember it experienced two wheels-up landings from hard landing practice with students.
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    • The island's white sand beaches are bordered by razor wire and concrete structures that are supposed to prevent enemy troop landings.
    • The total number of Allied troops involved in the landings was 65,000, a little more than half the strength of the French forces in North Africa.
    • This year marked the 90th anniversary of the landing of Anzac troops in Gallipoli.

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