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landing gear Tweet Definition of landing gear Like Definition of landing gear on Facebook
noun
  1. the wheels, tyres, brakes, shock absorbers etc of an aircraft; its undercarriage
landing strip Tweet Definition of landing strip Like Definition of landing strip on Facebook
noun
  1. (aviation) the section of a runway where planes land
  2. a runway
  3. A cultivated pubic hair pattern in which much of the pubic hair is removed, leaving only a central vertical line or rectangle.
letdown Tweet Definition of letdown Like Definition of letdown on Facebook
noun (Plural:letdowns)
  1. disappointment, Disappointment, the sad state of not living up to expectations.
    It's such a , I thought it was going to be better than this.
lift Tweet Definition of lift Like Definition of lift on Facebook
noun
  1. Mechanical device for vertically transporting goods or people between floors in a building; an elevator.
Take the to the fourth floor.
  1. The act of transporting someone in a vehicle; a ride; a trip.
He gave me a to the bus station.
  1. An upward force, such as the force that keeps aircraft aloft.
verb
  1. to raise
  2. (slang) to steal
loading Tweet Definition of loading Like Definition of loading on Facebook
noun
  1. The action of the verb to load.
    The of hazardous cargoes is not permitted.
  2. A load, especially in the engineering and electrical engineering senses of force exerted, or electrical current or power supplied.
    I need to recheck the loadings on the external walls.
    The on the generators peaks during the early evening.
verb
  1. (present participle of, load)
log Tweet Definition of log Like Definition of log on Facebook
noun
  1. The trunk of a dead tree.
They walked across the stream on a fallen .
  1. A logbook, or journal; a record.
    • 1883: w:Robert Louis Stevenson, Robert Louis Stevenson, w:Treasure Island, Treasure Island
    • : The captain sat down to his , and here is the beginning of the entry:...
      1. (surfing slang) longboard.
      I know he hadn"t surfed on a much in his childhood — Neal Miyake 1999 http://www.iav.com/~sponge/sesh/new2/sesh213.htm
      1. A rolled cake with filling. A Swiss roll.
verb (log, g, ing)
  1. To cut down trees.
  2. To make an entry in a log.
longeron Tweet Definition of longeron Like Definition of longeron on Facebook
noun
  1. A thin strip of wood or metal, to which the skin of an aircraft is fastened.
loop Tweet Definition of loop Like Definition of loop on Facebook
noun
  1. A length of thread, line or rope that is doubled over to make an opening; the opening so formed
  2. A shape produced by a curve that bends around and crosses itself.
  3. An endless strip of tape or film allowing continuous repetition.
  4. A complete circuit for an electric current.
  5. (computing) A programmed sequence of instructions that is repeated until or while a particular condition is satisfied.
  6. (graph theory) A pair of repeated nodes of an oriented graph represented as an arrow with coinciding endpoints.
  7. A loop-shaped intrauterine device
  8. a maneuver in which an aircraft flies a circular path in a vertical plane

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