American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The act or process of coming to land or rest, especially after a voyage or flight.
- n. A termination, especially of a voyage or flight.
- n. A site for loading and unloading passengers and cargo.
- n. An intermediate platform on a flight of stairs.
- n. The area at the top or bottom of a staircase.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of going or setting on land, especially from a vessel.
- n. A place on the shore of the sea or of a lake, or on the bank of a river, where persons land or come on shore, or where goods are set on shore.
- n. In architecture, the part of a floor adjoining the end of a flight of stairs; also, a resting-place or platform interrupting a series or flight of steps.
- n. A platform at a railway-station.
- n. In mining, any place, at the mouth of a shaft or elsewhere, arranged for the reception or emptying of the kibbles or cages or other receptacles used for hoisting ore or coal. Frequently called the bank in England, especially at coal-mines.
- n. The platform of furnace at the charging-height.
- n. In boat-building, same as land, 7 .
- n. In fortification, the horizontal space at the entrance of a gallery or return.
- n. In lumbering, a place where logs are stored till spring.
- n. In lumbering:
- n. A place to which logs are hauled or skidded preparatory to transportation by water or rail.
- n. A platform, usually at the foot of a skid-road, where logs are collected and loaded on cars. A lightning landing is one having such an incline that the logs may roll upon the cars without assistance.
- n. corridor
- n. coming to earth, as of an airplane or any descending object
- n. an in-between platform or large bottom-most or top-most step of a staircase
- n. a place on a shoreline where a boat lands
- v. present participle of land.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of, pertaining to, or used for, setting, bringing, or going, on shore.
- n. A going or bringing on shore.
- n. A place for landing, as from a ship, a carriage. etc.
- n. (Arch.) The level part of a staircase, at the top of a flight of stairs, or connecting one flight with another.
- n. (Aeronautics) The act or process of bringing an aircraft to land after having been in the air. Contrasted with
- n. an intermediate platform in a staircase
- n. structure providing a place where boats can land people or goods
- n. the act of coming to land after a voyage
- n. the act of coming down to the earth (or other surface)
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