splashdown

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noun splash·down \ ˈsplash-ˌdau̇n \

Definition of splashdown

:the landing of a manned spacecraft in the ocean

splash down

intransitive verb

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First Known Use of splashdown

1959


SPLASHDOWN Defined for English Language Learners

splashdown

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Definition of splashdown for English Language Learners

  • : the landing of a spacecraft in the ocean


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