touch down

verb

Definition of touch down

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to reach the ground :  land

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  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

Examples of touch down in a Sentence

  1. the plane will touch down in about 30 minutes

1864

First Known Use of touch down

1864



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