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landing

 
Noun landing has 4 senses
  1. landing - an intermediate platform in a staircase
    --1 is a kind of
    platform
    --1 is a part of stairway, staircase, stairs, steps
  2. landing, landing place - structure providing a place where boats can land people or goods
    --2 is a kind of structure, construction
    --2 is a part of seaport, haven, harbor, harbour
    --2 has parts: landing stage
    --2 has particulars: dock, dockage, docking facility
  3. landing - the act of coming down to the earth (or other surface); "the plane made a smooth landing"; "his landing on his feet was catlike"
    --3 is a kind of
    arrival
    --3 has part: landing approach
    --3 has particulars: touchdown; aircraft landing, airplane landing; splashdown
    Derived forms: verb land2, verb land1
  4. landing - the act of coming to land after a voyage
    --4 is a kind of
    arrival
    --4 has particulars: amphibious landing; debarkation, disembarkation, disembarkment
    Derived forms: verb land4, verb land6
Verb land has 7 senses
  1. land, set down - reach or come to rest; "The bird landed on the highest branch"; "The plane landed in Istanbul"
    --1 is one way to arrive, get, come
    Derived forms: noun lander2, noun land3, noun landing3
    Sample sentence:
    The airplane is sure to land
  2. land, put down, bring down - cause to come to the ground; "the pilot managed to land the airplane safely"
    --2 is one way to arrive, get, come
    Derived forms: noun land3, noun landing3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  3. bring, land - bring into a different state; "this may land you in jail"
    --3 is one way to change, alter, modify
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  4. land - bring ashore; "The drug smugglers landed the heroin on the beach of the island"
    --4 is one way to
    bring, convey, take
    Derived forms: noun land3, noun landing4
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  5. land - deliver (a blow); "He landed several blows on his opponent's head"
    --5 is one way to
    deliver, drive home
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something PP
  6. land, set ashore, shore - arrive on shore; "The ship landed in Pearl Harbor"
    --6 is one way to arrive, get, come
    Derived forms: noun land3, noun landing4
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  7. down, shoot down, land - shoot at and force to come down; "the enemy landed several of our aircraft"
    Derived form: noun land3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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