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landing

noun
     
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land‧ing
1 [uncountable and countable] the action of bringing an aircraft down to the ground after being in the air [≠ take-off]:
take-off and landing procedures
crash/emergency landing (=a sudden landing caused by a problem with the engine etc)
the Apollo moon landings
soft landing
2DHTBB [countable] the floor at the top of a set of stairs or between two sets of stairs:
the first-floor landing
3 [countable] the action of bringing soldiers onto land that is controlled by the enemy:
the first landings of American Marines at Da Nang
4 [countable] a landing stage

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