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touchdown

noun [C]  us   /ˈtʌtʃˌdɑʊn/

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.
Translations of “touchdown”
in Chinese (Traditional) (太空船)著陸,降落…
in Russian приземляться…
in Turkish yere inmek, konmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) (航天器)着陆,降落…
in Polish lądować…
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