Definition of 'landing'
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After 2½ hours it was found to be a military aircraft landing safely. The Sun (2017)The difference is that when bad weather makes landing unsafe, there is always somewhere near by to put down. Times, Sunday Times (2017)They were to fly to an advanced landing ground, to which supplies been been sent, and were to do reconnaissance work. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A HOT air balloon made an emergency landing in the middle of a road. The Sun (2016)The plane involved was reported to have made a successful emergency landing earlier this year. The Sun (2010)This demanded an extensive broadening of the landing area. Times, Sunday Times (2014)What happens if it has to make an emergency landing somewhere else? The Sun (2006)Slowly lift your head from the floor landing heavily. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Or he could fly the heavy aircraft around before landing. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The interpreter talks about the plane landing on the hot tarmac. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Zodiac inflatable boats were always ready for spontaneous landings in places visitors had rarely set foot before. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We will fight them on the landing grounds. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We gazed down at the landing stage below. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Both were handcuffed and the jet made an emergency landing. The Sun (2007)The landing area is small and hard to hit. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The jet had to make an emergency landing on one engine. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And a momentary pause in aircraft landings at an airport nobody uses anyway. The Sun (2006) Planes landing at night woke people up. The Tribes Triumphant (2006)The landing places were steep and the beaches were narrow. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The narrow landing gear also made it prone to ground looping on landing. Spitfire Women of World War II (2007)The aircraft was recovered almost undamaged after landing in the sea alongside the naval lighter standing by to recover the pilot. Times, Sunday Times (2012)When she reached the top landing she was glad to see the glimmer of a light coming from under her door. A Little Princess (1905)The main landing from the sea followed on the 6th. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)Then he would lift his huge opponent up and throw him backwards, usually landing on top of him. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There was little to suggest the storm ahead as the three Oxford friends waited at the landing stage that afternoon. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She's landing on a flight at one o'clock. Times, Sunday Times (2011)LONDON City Airport has the highest percentage of flights landing or departing on time. The Sun (2015)
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Translations for 'landing'
British English: landing /ˈlændɪŋ/ NOUN
In a house or other building, the landing is the area at the top of the staircase which has rooms leading off it.
I ran out onto the landing.
- American English: landing
- Arabic: مـَمَرٌّ فُوْقِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: patamar
- Chinese: 楼梯平台
- Croatian: terasa
- Czech: odpočívadlo schodiště
- Danish: landing
- Dutch: landing
- European Spanish: distribuidor
- Finnish: porrastasanne
- French: palier
- German: Landung Flug
- Greek: προσγείωση
- Italian: atterraggio
- Japanese: 踊り場
- Korean: 층계 꼭대기의 마루
- Norwegian: landing
- Polish: lądowanie
- European Portuguese: patamar
- Romanian: aterizare
- Russian: лестничная площадка
- Spanish: aterrizaje
- Swedish: landning
- Thai: พื้นที่สำหรับนำเครื่องบินขึ้นลง
- Turkish: merdiven başı
- Ukrainian: сходовий майданчик
- Vietnamese: đầu cầu thang
Definition of landing from the Collins English Dictionary
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