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Definition of touch down phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

touch down

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb Plane travel, Rugby
 
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Phrasal Verbs
  1. 1(of a plane, spacecraft, etc.) to make contact with the ground as it lands (figurative) Tornadoes touched down in Alabama and Louisiana. related noun touchdown See related entries: Plane travel
  2. 2(in rugby) to score a try by putting the ball on the ground behind the other team’s goal line related noun touchdown See related entries: Rugby
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