Definition of touch down
: to place (the ball in rugby) by hand on the ground on or over an opponent's goal line in scoring a try or behind one's own goal line as a defensive measure
: to reach the ground : land
Examples of touch down in a sentence
the plane will touch down in about 30 minutes
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