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English definition of “touchdown”

touchdown

noun [C]  /ˈtʌtʃˌdɑʊn/ us  

touchdown noun [C] (SPORTS)

(abbreviation TD) (in football) the act of scoring six points by carrying or catching the ball behind the other team’s goal line: He scored three touchdowns early in the game.

touchdown noun [C] (AIRCRAFT)

the moment when an aircraft or spacecraft lands: High winds delayed the space shuttle’s touchdown.
(Definition of touchdown from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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