Related topics: Household, Buildings
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

Dictionary results for "landing"
Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.