Soft-landing



verb (used with object)
1.
to cause to land slowly and without jarring impact:
to soft-land the module on the planet’s surface.
verb (used without object)
2.
to land slowly and without jarring impact:
The craft will soft-land on the moon.
soft landing
noun, Economics.
1.
a slowing down of economic growth at a manageable rate relative to inflation and unemployment.
soft landing
noun
1.
a landing by a spacecraft on the moon or a planet at a sufficiently low velocity for the equipment or occupants to remain unharmed
2.
a decrease in demand that does not result in a country’s economy falling into recession
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