Word of the day
land
  1. Adjective
    • Of or relating to land.
    • Residing or growing on land.
  2. Noun
    • The part of Earth which is not covered by oceans or other bodies of water.
    • Real estate or landed property; a partitioned and measurable area which is owned and on which buildings can be erected.
    • A country or region.
    • A person's country of origin and/or homeplace; homeland.
    • The soil, in respect to its nature or quality for farming.
    • A general country, state, or territory.
    • (often in combination) realm, domain.
    • (agriculture) The ground left unploughed between furrows; any of several portions into which a field is divided for ploughing.
    • (Ireland, colloquial) A fright.
    • (electronics) A conducting area on a board or chip which can be used for connecting wires.
    • In a compact disc or similar recording medium, an area of the medium which does not have pits.
    • (travel) The non-airline portion of an itinerary. Hotel, tours, cruises, etc.
    • (obsolete) The ground or floor.
    • (nautical) The lap of the strakes in a clinker-built boat; the lap of plates in an iron vessel; called also landing.
    • In any surface prepared with indentations, perforations, or grooves, that part of the surface which is not so treated, such as the level part of a millstone between the furrows.
    • lant; urine.
  3. Verb
    • (intransitive) To descend to a surface, especially from the air.
    • (dated) To alight, to descend from a vehicle.
    • (intransitive) To come into rest.
    • (intransitive) To arrive at land, especially a shore, or a dock, from a body of water.
    • (transitive) To bring to land.
    • (transitive) To acquire; to secure.
    • (transitive) To deliver.
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  • It isn't the car's battery; I think I need a tow.