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touchdown

noun touch·down \ˈtəch-ˌdan\

American football : a score that is made by carrying the ball over the opponent's goal line or by catching the ball while standing in the end zone

rugby : the act of scoring points by putting the ball on the ground behind an opponent's goal line

: the moment when an airplane or spacecraft touches the ground at the end of a flight

Full Definition of TOUCHDOWN

1
:  the act of touching a football to the ground behind an opponent's goal; specifically :  the act of scoring six points in American football by being lawfully in possession of the ball on, above, or behind an opponent's goal line when the ball is declared dead
2
:  the act or moment of touching down (as with an airplane or spacecraft)

Examples of TOUCHDOWN

  1. What was the plane's speed at touchdown?

First Known Use of TOUCHDOWN

1876

Rhymes with TOUCHDOWN

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