moon landing

Definition of moon landing

  1. :  an event in which people land a spacecraft on the moon the first moon landing

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the earth's natural satellite (see satellite 2a) that shines by the sun's reflected light, revolves about the earth from west to east in about 2912 days with reference to the sun or about 2713 days with reference to the stars, and has a diameter of 2160 miles (3475 kilometers ), a mean distance from the earth of about 238,900 miles (384,400 kilometers), and a mass about one eightieth that of the earth

    :  one complete moon cycle consisting of four phases (see 1phase 1)

    :  satellite

  1. :  to spend in idle reverie :  dream

    :  to expose one's naked buttocks to

    :  to spend time in idle reverie :  behave abstractedly

  1. :  an act or process of one that lands

    :  a going or bringing to a surface (such as land or shore) after a voyage or flight

    :  a place for discharging and taking on passengers and cargo

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