touchdown
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈtʌtʃdaʊn/
Noun

touchdown

  1. (American football, Canadian football) A six-point score occurring when the ball enters possession of a team's player in the opponent's end zone.
    Today I scored my first touchdown.
  2. (rugby) A defensive action of grounding the ball in the team’s own in-goal to stop the play
  3. (rugby) A try scoring play of grounding the ball in the opposing team’s in-goal
  4. (aviation) The moment when an aircraft or spacecraft makes first or final contact with the ground during a landing.
    The passengers audibly relaxed at touchdown.
  5. The moment of contact of a tornado with the ground.
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