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touchdown

touch·down

touchdown

 
 
pronunciation:
tuhch daUn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: in football, the act or an instance of scoring six points by catching or carrying the ball on or behind the opponent's goal line.
definition 2: the point or moment at which a landing aircraft or spacecraft makes contact with a landing surface.
antonyms:
blastoff, takeoff
definition 3: in rugby, the act or an instance of touching a ball on the ground inside of one's own goal.
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