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Meaning of touchdown by Wiktionary Dictionary

touchdown


    Etymology

    touch +‎ down .

    Noun

    touchdown ( plural: touchdowns )

    1. ( US football, Canadian football ) A six-point score occurring when the ball enters possession of a team's player in the opponent's end zone. Analogous to a try in rugby .
      Today I scored my first touchdown .
    2. ( aviation ) The moment when an aircraft makes first or final contact with the ground during a landing .
      The passengers audibly relaxed at touchdown .
    3. ( rugby ) A try

    See also


    touch down

    By Wiktionary ( 2012/02/07 02:31 UTC Version )

    Verb

    touch down ( third-person singular simple present touches down present participle touching down, simple past and past participle touched down )

    1. ( aviation ) To land an aircraft .
      The plane will touch down in Heathrow at about 2 o'clock .
    2. ( US football ) To score a touchdown
    3. ( rugby ) To score a try.


Explanation of touchdown by Wordnet Dictionary

touchdown


    Noun
    1. a score in American football

    2. a landing ( as the wheels touch the landing field )