from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The landing of a spacecraft or missile in water.

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  • noun The landing of a space capsule on water (which causes a splash as it comes down).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a landing of a spacecraft in the sea at the end of a space flight


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