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LAND'ING, ppr. Setting on shore; coming on shore.

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LAND'ING, ppr. Setting on shore; coming on shore.

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LAND'ING, n.

In architecture, the part of a stair-case which is level, without steps, connecting one flight with another. – Elmes.


LAND'ING, ppr.

Setting on shore; coming on shore.


Land"ing
  1. Of, pertaining to, or used for, setting, bringing, or going, on shore.

    Landing charges, charges or fees paid on goods unloaded from a vessel. -- Landing net, a small, bag-shaped net, used in fishing to take the fish from the water after being hooked. -- Landing stage, a floating platform attached at one end to a wharf in such a manner as to rise and fall with the tide, and thus facilitate passage between the wharf and a vessel lying beside the stage. -- Landing waiter, a customhouse officer who oversees the landing of goods, etc., from vessels] a landwaiter.

  2. A going or bringing on shore.
  3. A place for landing, as from a ship, a carriage. etc.
  4. The level part of a staircase, at the top of a flight of stairs, or connecting one flight with another.

    Landing place. me as Landing, n., 2 and 3.

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Landing

LAND'ING, participle present tense Setting on shore; coming on shore.

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importance

IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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UNA'LIENATED, a. Not alienated; not transferred; not estranged.

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