Examples of landing in a Sentence
The plane made a smooth landing.
The helicopter had to make an emergency landing.
The pilot was practicing takeoffs and landings.
Landing in high winds can be dangerous.
Our plane was cleared for landing.
We stopped to rest at the first floor landing.
I waited at the landing for the ferry.
Recent Examples of landing from the Web
In a previous America, the World Cup was treated like an alien landing.
Floyd took a season off, returned to guide the New Orleans Hornets to a 41-41 mark and tough, seven-game loss to the Heat in the playoffs before getting fired and landing at USC.
The only entities to have conducted controlled landings on the Moon are the governments of the former Soviet Union, the United States, and China.
The second of back-to-back par 5s, this slight dog leg to the right features a downhill tee shot to a wide landing area.
Nadal claimed the final point with a high backhand volley, which found del Potro landing face down on the ground in an attempt to go after the shot.
Ford Branan said seeing Knievel’s body slide down the landing ramp like a limp doll was disconcerting.
Knievel, who died in 2007 at age 69, came up short on his attempt at jumping the fountain, hitting the knuckle just before the landing ramp and losing control.
The authors of the ICM report analyzed this pressure by examining records on the Catalonian fishing fleet between 1900 and 2013 and then narrowing that to trawling vessels and landings in Palamós and its neighboring community of Blanes.
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LANDING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of landing for English Language Learners
: an act of returning to the ground or another surface after a flight
: a level area at the top of stairs or between two sets of stairs
: a place where boats and ships load and unload passengers and cargo
LANDING Defined for Kids
Definition of landing for Students
- The plane made a smooth landing.
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