landing approach

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n landing approach the approach to a landing field by an airplane
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Usage

In literature:

Accordingly, the latter timidly approached the land, several hundred yards below the wharf.
"The Launch Boys' Adventures in Northern Waters" by Edward S. Ellis
The quay was alive with picturesque figures as they approached; but they did not land there.
"Fifty-Two Stories For Girls" by Various
In that chilly land, the least approach to tenderness was like the gleam in which the hardy woodbine leaflets unfold to sun themselves.
"Hopes and Fears scenes from the life of a spinster" by Charlotte M. Yonge
He approached it very closely, and sighted before reaching it a low-lying land, to which he gave the name of Joinville.
"Celebrated Travels and Travellers" by Jules Verne
A number of men stood lounging on the landing, watching the approach of the boat.
"Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates" by Howard I. Pyle
The land around the city was under water, and the capital was approached by causeways across the low and marshy ground.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
I hardly could name all the lands I have approached.
"The Wagnerian Romances" by Gertrude Hall
I was sorry that we were to approach the land by night, for I wanted to see it.
"Seek and Find" by Oliver Optic
She will undoubtedly approach the land near the mouth of the Rimac, and our bark canoes must be there to relieve her of her merchandise.
"The Pearl of Lima" by Jules Verne
Giles, half asleep at the landing-stage, looked up as they approached, and drew the back of his hand across his tired old eyes.
"A Vanished Hand" by Sarah Doudney
It serves as a land-mark to vessels approaching Vera Cruz.
"Travels in North America, From Modern Writers" by William Bingley
What was better, she was making time, going to windward and approaching the landing.
"The Rival Campers Ashore" by Ruel Perley Smith
If he approached from the other direction, a false landing would send them over the cliff into the trees and underbrush along the creek bank.
"Battling the Clouds" by Captain Frank Cobb
But it occurred to Bobby that they might land, and approach the squid from behind.
"The Boy Scouts Book of Stories" by Various
It is the port or landing-place of Edinburgh, in approaching it from the sea.
"Queen Elizabeth" by Jacob Abbott
By the 22d a strong army covered all land approach to Gage, who began to consider himself between two fires.
"The Siege of Boston" by Allen French
Approaching Frederick City, the country is exceptionally beautiful and the land seemed to be under a good state of cultivation.
"War from the Inside" by Frederick L. (Frederick Lyman) Hitchcock
But in that instant he knew he was on the landing approach, and that his speed was far too great for comfort.
"The Scarlet Lake Mystery" by Harold Leland Goodwin
They were set on ground made solid in the midst of waters, with causeways for approach from the land.
"The Christian Church in These Islands before the Coming of Augustine" by George Forrest Browne
The land which they were rapidly approaching appeared to be of considerable extent.
"Frontier Boys in the South Seas" by Wyn Roosevelt
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In poetry:

When as the luscious smell
Of that delicious land,
Above the sea that flows,
The clear wind throws,
Your hearts to swell,
Approaching the dear strand.
"To The Virginian Voyage" by Michael Drayton
And now on the eve of his promis'd return,
All anxious, she flies to the strand;
But the night-shades descend ere her eye can discern
The white-sail approaching the land.
"Mary" by Thomas Gent
There,--when woodland hills encroach
On the shadowy winding waters,
And the bluets, April's daughters,
At the darling Spring's approach,
Star their myriads through the trees,--
All the land is one with peace.
"Along The Stream" by Madison Julius Cawein

In news:

As the time approaches for President Obama to choose a successor to Justice David Souter, the term " litmus test" will be heard throughout the land.
As the time approaches for President Obama to choose a successor to Justice David Souter, the term " litmus test " will be heard throughout the land.
A car plows throughout the water leaving wake on Mississippi Avenue in Atlantic City, as Hurricane Sandy approaches land this evening, Monday October 29 2012(The Press of Atlantic City / Ben Fogletto).
Ford protege Ott Tanak is changing his approach in an effort to rediscover the form which landed him a seat in the M-Sport Ford team.
Reaves' approach shot landed in the left fringe between the bunker and green.
Halloween is fast approaching and one local company not only gives you a great haunted house experience they do it by land and water.
The captain would approach the dock going forward and at an angle that allowed him to engage the dock but it made for a rough landing.
NASA engineer Adam Steltzner led the team that designed a crazy new approach to landing on Mars.
Three-Pronged Approach For Land Navigation .
Orca is more approachable than the Projectors' previous works, with the outcome landing somewhere between Flleetwood Mac and Deerhoof.
Longtime Henderson residents Jacob and Cheryl Snow fell in love with Water Street years ago, and in the spring of 2010, they approached city officials with their plan to buy a parcel of land there.
Snyder pledges new approach to public lands .
Passover is approaching and Bruce Feiler literally walked through the Five Books of Moses in the Holy Land.
Thank you so much for defending the slip on approach (Short Final: The Land of Perfect).
An F-117A Nighthawk stealth fighter pilot lowers the plane's landing gear and approaches the runway.
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In science:

We use the approach, at which a skyrmion-type excitation (at zero Land´e factor) is considered as a smooth non-uniform rotation in the 3D spin space.
Activation Energy in a Quantum Hall Ferromagnet and Non-Hartree-Fock Skyrmions
Barvinok and Hartigan have approached the problem by way of information theory, showing how to efficiently compute a random vector which samples the integer points of P with (computable) constant mass, but which may also land outside P .
Bounds on the number of integer points in a polytope via concentration estimates
Lett. B 447, 127. Howson, C., and Urbach, P.: 1989, Scientific Reasoning: The Bayesian Approach, Open Court, La Salle, Illinois, p. 26. Lande, K., et al., 1992: AIP Conf.
Analysis and packaging of radiochemical solar neutrino data. 1. Bayesian approach
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