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After a prosperous, but to me very wearisome, voyage, we came at last into port. Immediately on landing I got together my few effects; and, squeezing myself through the crowd, went into the nearest and humblest inn which first met my gaze.
Adelbert von Chamisso

Meaning of "landing" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF LANDING

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LANDING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Landing is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES LANDING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

landing

Landing

Landing is the last part of a flight, where a flying animal, aircraft, or spacecraft returns to the ground. When the flying object returns to water, the process is called alighting, although it is commonly called "landing," "touchdown" or "splashdown" as well. A normal aircraft flight would include several parts of flight including taxi, takeoff, climb, cruise, descent and landing.

Definition of landing in the English dictionary

The first definition of landing in the dictionary is the act of coming to land, esp after a flight or sea voyage. Other definition of landing is a place of disembarkation. Landing is also the floor area at the top of a flight of stairs or between two flights of stairs.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH LANDING


banding
ˈbændɪŋ
branding
ˈbrændɪŋ
crash-landing
ˈkræʃˈlændɪŋ
ending
ˈɛndɪŋ
expanding
ɪkˈspændɪŋ
finding
ˈfaɪndɪŋ
freestanding
ˌfriːˈstændɪŋ
grandstanding
ˈɡrændstændɪŋ
misunderstanding
ˌmɪsʌndəˈstændɪŋ
notwithstanding
ˌnɒtwɪθˈstændɪŋ
outstanding
ˌaʊtˈstændɪŋ
pending
ˈpɛndɪŋ
postlanding
ˌpəʊstˈlændɪŋ
rebranding
ˌriːˈbrændɪŋ
sanding
ˈsændɪŋ
self-standing
ˌsɛlfˈstændɪŋ
spending
ˈspendɪŋ
standing
ˈstændɪŋ
understanding
ˌʌndəˈstændɪŋ
upstanding
ʌpˈstændɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LANDING

landgrab
landgravate
landgrave
landgraviate
landgravine
landing beacon
landing beam
landing card
landing craft
landing field
landing force
landing gear
landing ground
landing lights
landing net
landing party
landing speed
landing stage
landing strip
landing wheels

WORDS THAT END LIKE LANDING

according
ascending
astounding
binding
bonding
commanding
corresponding
defending
demanding
descending
founding
funding
grinding
grounding
lending
long-standing
mending
pounding
sounding
vending
winding

Synonyms and antonyms of landing in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «LANDING»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «landing» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of landing

Translation of «landing» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LANDING

Find out the translation of landing to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of landing from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «landing» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

楼梯平台
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

distribuidor
570 millions of speakers

English

landing
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

लैंडिंग
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مـَمَرٌّ فُوْقِيّ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

лестничная площадка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

patamar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অবতরণ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

palier
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pendaratan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Landung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

踊り場
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

층계 꼭대기의 마루
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kebangkrutan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đầu cầu thang
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இறங்கும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

लँडिंग
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

iniş
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

atterraggio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

lądowanie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

сходовий майданчик
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

aterizare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

προσγείωση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

landing
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

landning
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

landing
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of landing

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LANDING»

The term «landing» is very widely used and occupies the 6.903 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LANDING» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about landing

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10 QUOTES WITH «LANDING»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word landing.
1
Dianna Agron
My goal has always been not to look forward to the next thing, but to relish and celebrate the successes I have at the moment. Whether it's landing a part in a student film or having a good day in acting class, I never discredit anything.
2
Angela Ahrendts
Store windows are like landing pages on the website.
3
Kevyn Aucoin
I made a crash landing here on Earth on February 14, 1962, in the Shreveport Catholic Charities Home for un-wed mothers. The infamous Bonnie and Clyde lost their lives just miles from where I was born. Like outlaws ourselves, my birth mother and I were on the run from the day she found out I was part of her.
4
John James Audubon
On landing at New York I caught the yellow fever. The kind man who commanded the ship that brought me from France took charge of me and placed me under the care of two Quaker ladies. To their skillful and untiring care I may safely say I owe my life.
5
Josephine Baker
I remember when Lindbergh arrived in Paris, I was one of the first persons to know about his landing, because as the French people know that I was born in St. Louis, thinking I would be very proud to announce it to the public, they gave me the news first. I was then starring in the 'Folies Bergere.'
6
Maria Bamford
My mom always does this thing where, the closer I get to home, the more she calls. 'Hey, listen, how's your plane? Did you land? Are you landing? Sweetie. Listen. We want to... ' The anxiety amps up exponentially as I get closer, and then I can't get out fast enough.
7
William Bligh
Adventure Bay is a convenient and safe place for any number of ships to take in wood and water during the summer months: but in the winter, when the southerly winds are strong, the surf, on all parts of the shore, makes the landing exceedingly troublesome.
8
Sergei Bubka
I have bought pole vault equipment, the landing areas, posts, which costs a lot of money. We pay for coaches.
9
Duane G. Carey
I'm looking forward to coming back, back to Earth, the landing, the views.
10
Adelbert von Chamisso
After a prosperous, but to me very wearisome, voyage, we came at last into port. Immediately on landing I got together my few effects; and, squeezing myself through the crowd, went into the nearest and humblest inn which first met my gaze.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LANDING»

Discover the use of landing in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to landing and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Landing
In the course of the next year, their lives, and those of their friends and families, will be drawn into a new, shaky orbit. This sparkling, lively story explores age-old questions: Does where you live matter more than who you live with?
Emma Donoghue, 2008
2
Landing
This is a time when lurid close-ups of brain surgery are beamed into the home; when the sight of a woman pulling on her wool sweater drives a man mad; when a bored lover considers digging an escape tunnel through the backyard .
Mark Sinnett, 1997
3
Landing Page Optimization: The Definitive Guide to Testing ...
This second edition of a bestselling guide to landing page optimization includes case studies with before-and-after results as well as new information on web site usability.
Tim Ash, Maura Ginty, Rich Page, 2012
4
The Landing
After the Great Depression, Ben, who sneaks in violin practice between chores, gets a job fixing up an old cottage on nearby Pine Island where he is introduced to a world of wealth that makes him desperate to escape Cook's Landing.
John Ibbitson, 2008
5
First Landing
When the first human exploratory mission to Mars is left stranded on the planet, five scientists must rely on their own ingenuity and skill to rescue themselves, in a debut novel by the scientist-author of The Case for Mars. Reprint.
Robert Zubrin, 2002
6
Hard Landing (The 1st Spider Shepherd Thriller)
The first book in the bestselling Dan 'Spider' Shepherd series.
Stephen Leather, 2008
7
Landing: A Soul Embarks on a Life on Earth
Sweet River is a sleepy little farming community where nothing exciting ever happens; it's also the only home Beth has ever known.
Patti Angeletti, 2010
8
Messages from Frank's Landing: A Story of Salmon, Treaties, ...
These are the messages from Frank's Landing. Wilkinson brings welcome clarity to complex legal issues, deepening our insight into a turbulent period in the political and environmental history of the Northwest.
Charles Wilkinson, 2006
9
Aircraft landing gear design: principles and practices
This is the only book available today that covers military and commercial aircraft landing gear design.
Norman S. Currey, 1988
10
Tamechactee: Arrow Soul
The story is a capitivating epic that made me want to "jump in" and help out. The villains range from classic evil to those that inspire empathy. I loved this book. Can't wait for the next one.
Jr. Joseph M. Landing, Joseph M. Landing Jr, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LANDING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term landing is used in the context of the following news items.
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Video: 'Spitfire' pilot makes emergency landing at Peterborough …
The aircraft was flying above Sibson Airfield when the pilot radioed airfield bosses to say he could not release his landing gear on Saturday ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
2
Landing gear panel falls off Boeing 777 into Chinese suburb …
The US aviation giant Boeing says it has asked airlines to address a maintenance issue after a passenger jet's landing gear panel fell off after ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
3
Person airlifted after plane's emergency landing near Brecon - BBC …
A person has been airlifted to hospital after a small aircraft was forced to make an emergency landing in the Brecon Beacons in Powys. «BBC News, Jul 15»
4
Helicopter forced to make emergency landing in a field …
... to make emergency landing in a field. A helicopter has been forced to make an emergency landing in a field earlier today in County Louth. «Irish Independent, Jul 15»
5
2 Onboard Small Plane That Made Hard Landing Able To Walk Away
(CBS4) – Two people who were inside a small plane Saturday were able to walk away after the plane made a hard landing at Centennial ... «CBS Local, Jul 15»
6
High hopes of Homage landing big prize at Ayr - The Scotsman
The Racing UK Handicap at Ayr boasts the biggest prize pot on offer at any British racecourse today with £25,000 up for grabs. Off at 4:40pm ... «Scotsman, Jul 15»
7
Power restored to 1,500 - Carrs Landing - Vernon News - Castanet.net
BC Hydro reports power went back on at 1:34 p.m., after it went out at 9:56 a.m. Sunday morning. The cause of the outage is still under ... «Castanet.net, Jul 15»
8
Pilot makes emergency landing at golf course in bad weather …
A Maine sheriff's department says the pilot of a small plane made an emergency landing on a golf course after heavy rain and fog made flying ... «KTRK-TV, Jul 15»
9
Airliner headed for DC makes safe emergency landing in Los …
LOS ANGELES – An Alaska Airlines plane carrying 159 passengers made a safe emergency landing in Los Angeles after it was struck by ... «Fox News, Jul 15»
10
Monday marks 46th anniversary of Apollo 11 moon landing
Monday marks 46th anniversary of Apollo 11 moon landing. July 20, 2015 marks the 46th anniversary of the first ... «azcentral.com, Jul 15»

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