Also, land up. Arrive at, end in something. For example, This situation could land you in a terrible mess, or I never thought I’d land up with a reward for excellence. These expressions both employ land in the sense of “to end,” a usage dating from the late 1600s.
[lan-ding] /ˈlæn dɪŋ/ noun 1. the act of a person or thing that lands: The pilot brought his plane in for a landing. 2. a place where persons or goods are landed, as from a ship: The boat moored at the landing. 3. Architecture. 4. Shipbuilding. [land] /lænd/ noun 1. any part of the earth’s […]
- Landing beacon
noun 1. a radio transmitter that emits a landing beam
- Landing beam
noun 1. a radio beam transmitted from a landing field to enable aircraft to make an instrument landing
noun 1. an identification card issued to a traveler for presentation to the immigration authorities. 2. a card issued to a sailor in a foreign port granting permission to go ashore.