Landing

Definition of Landing

Land´ing
a.1.Of, pertaining to, or used for, setting, bringing, or going, on shore.
Landing charges
charges or fees paid on goods unloaded from a vessel.
Landing net
a small, bag-shaped net, used in fishing to take the fish from the water after being hooked.
Landing stage
a floating platform attached at one end to a wharf in such a manner as to rise and fall with the tide, and thus facilitate passage between the wharf and a vessel lying beside the stage.
Landing waiter
a customhouse officer who oversees the landing of goods, etc., from vessels; a landwaiter.
n.1.A going or bringing on shore.
2.A place for landing, as from a ship, a carriage. etc.
3.(Arch.) The level part of a staircase, at the top of a flight of stairs, or connecting one flight with another.
4.(Aeronautics) The act or process of bringing an aircraft to land after having been in the air; as, the pilot made a perfect three-point landing. Contrasted with take-off.
Landing place
me as Landing, n., 2 and 3.

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