the landing of a space vehicle in a body of water, especially the ocean.
the exact place where such a landing is made.
the time of such a landing.
the controlled landing of a spacecraft on water at the end of a space flight
the time scheduled for this event
(intransitive, adverb) (of a spacecraft) to make a splashdown
Verb phrases 1. to land in a body of water in a returning spacecraft. 2. (of a spacecraft) to land in a body of water. Land in water, as in The spacecraft splashed down within a few hundred yards of the pickup point. The splash in this idiom alludes to the impact of a solid […]
noun 1. a person or thing that splashes. 2. something that protects from splashes. noun 1. anything used for protection against splashes
noun 1. erosion caused by the impact of falling raindrops.
noun 1. a large flap behind a rear tire to prevent mud, water, etc., from being splashed on the following vehicle.