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English definition of “touchdown”

touchdown

noun
 
 
/ˈtʌtʃdaʊn/
AIRCRAFT [C, U] the moment when an aircraft landsTravelling by aircraftAviationMovement through the air
SPORT [C] the act of carrying or throwing the ball over a line in order to score points in rugby or American footballAmerican footballGeneral terms used in ball sportsRugbyGeneral terms used in ball sports
(Definition of touchdown from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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