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lan ding

  • n  an intermediate platform in a staircase
  • n  structure providing a place where boats can land people or goods
  • n  the act of coming down to the earth (or other surface)
    the plane made a smooth landing
    his landing on his feet was catlike
  • n  the act of coming to land after a voyage
  • v  reach or come to rest
  • v  cause to come to the ground
  • v  bring into a different state
  • v  bring ashore
  • v  deliver (a blow)
  • v  arrive on shore
  • v  shoot at and force to come down

  • A look at successful landings on the Moon .
  • One of several correspondents in the landing craft was PTI Correspondent Jack Belden, who reported the landing and the battles which followed.
  • US Airways Flight 1549 made a miraculous water landing that has experts rethinking ideas about the safety of emergency landing by sea.
News & Articles

  • Best Landing Spots for Discarded Grizzlies Coach Lionel Hollins
    Lionel Hollins didn't want to spend his summer searching for a new job. He hoped that giving the Memphis Grizzlies their most successful season in franchise history would be enough. It wasn't. Thanks to what one source called "major philosophical differences" between the coach and the new ownership regime, even a pair of franchise firsts fell short of landing Hollins a new contract in Memphis ...
    June 12, 2013 - Bleacher Report
  • Head to Fellsmere's Marsh Landing for sweet sounds of bluegrass
    Musicians and bluegrass lovers from all over the Treasure Coast and as far north as Melbourne fill Fellsmere's Marsh Landing restaurant for what is known as "the biggest blugrass jam in the South."
    June 12, 2013 - Indian River Press Journal
  • ‘Jennings Landing’ coming to Albany’s Corning Preserve waterfront
    First the Corning Preserve. Now Jennings Landing? A councilman is floating a proposal to re-name five acres of the city’s riverfront parkland “Jennings Landing” in honor of Mayor Jerry Jennings, the city’s 74th and second-longest-serving mayor who last month announced he’ll step aside at the end of this year after 20 years in office. The ordinance offered by  Read More
    June 10, 2013 - Albany Times Union
Quotes

  • Bertrand Piccard in ITN
    After landing we have shown that with renewable energies and energy savings, we can achieve impossible things. so there is a before and after in terms of what people have to believe and understand about renewable energies, he said.
  • Dana Perino in Reuters India
    There is an "orderly way to do bankruptcies that provides for more of a soft landing," Perino said. "That would be one of the options. I'm not saying that is necessarily what would be announced."

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