Hard Landing

Technology / Aviation / Hard Landing: An improper landing of an aircraft that has transmitted undue stresses into the structure.

Other Words for Hard

Hard Adverb Synonyms: intently, carefully, earnestly
Hard Adjective Synonyms: difficult, perplexing, knotty, puzzling, baffling, enigmatic, intricate, complicated, complex, tangled, involved, thorny, incomprehensible, inscrutable, unsolvable, insoluble, tough
Hard Verb Synonyms: rigid, stiff, solid, inflexible, firm, dense, condensed, compressed, close, solidified, hardened, stony, rocklike, concrete, petrified, granite(-like), flinty, steely, tough, rugged, leathery, callous, unyielding, adamant(ine), impenetrable, obdurate
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Other Words for Landing

Landing Verb Synonyms: touchdown, alighting, splashdown, docking
Landing Noun Synonyms: landing-place, dock, pier, jetty, wharf, quay
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Landing Flaps

Technology / Aviation / Landing Flaps: a secondary control surface built into the wing by which the overall wing area, or lift-drag ratio, can be increased. The increased wing area permits a slower landing speed. The increased drag reduces MORE

Landing

Business / Construction / Landing: A platform between flights of stairs or at the termination of a flight of stairs. Often used when stairs change direction. Normally no less than 3 ft. X 3 ft. Square. MORE

Instrument Landing System (ILS)

Technology / Aviation / Instrument Landing System (ILS): A radar-based system allowing ILS-equipped aircraft to find a runway and land when clouds may be as low as 200' (or lower for special circumstances). MORE

Landing Gear

Technology / Aviation / Landing Gear: The wheels, floats, skis, and all of the attachments that support the airplane when it is resting on the ground or water. MORE

Landing Page

Technology / Email / Landing Page: A Web page viewed after clicking on a link within an email. Also may be called a microsite, splash page, bounce page, or click page. MORE

Landing Wires

Technology / Aviation / Landing Wires: Interplane bracing wires that help support wingloads when the plane is on the ground. Direction of travel is downward and outward from the fuselage. Opposite of FLYING WIRES. MORE

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