(n.) The solid part of the surface of the earth; -- opposed to water as constituting a part of such surface, especially to oceans and seas; as, to sight land after a long voyage.
(n.) Any portion, large or small, of the surface of the earth, considered by itself, or as belonging to an individual or a people, as a country, estate, farm, or tract.
(n.) Ground, in respect to its nature or quality; soil; as, wet land; good or bad land.
(n.) The inhabitants of a nation or people.
(n.) The mainland, in distinction from islands.
(n.) The ground or floor.
(n.) The ground left unplowed between furrows; any one of several portions into which a field is divided for convenience in plowing.
(n.) Any ground, soil, or earth whatsoever, as meadows, pastures, woods, etc., and everything annexed to it, whether by nature, as trees, water, etc., or by the hand of man, as buildings, fences, etc.; real estate.
(n.) The lap of the strakes in a clinker-built boat; the lap of plates in an iron vessel; -- called also landing.
(n.) In any surface prepared with indentations, perforations, or grooves, that part of the surface which is not so treated, as the level part of a millstone between the furrows, or the surface of the bore of a rifled gun between the grooves.
(v. t.) To set or put on shore from a ship or other water craft; to disembark; to debark.
(v. t.) To catch and bring to shore; to capture; as, to land a fish.
(v. t.) To set down after conveying; to cause to fall, alight, or reach; to bring to the end of a course; as, he landed the quoit near the stake; to be thrown from a horse and landed in the mud; to land one in difficulties or mistakes.
(v. i.) To go on shore from a ship or boat; to disembark; to come to the end of a course.
(1) 2.35pm: West Ham co-owner David Sullivan has admitted that a deal to land Miroslav Klose is unlikely to go through following the striker's star performances in South Africa.
(2) Certainly, Saunders did not land a single blow that threatened to stop his opponent, although he took quite a few himself that threatened his titles in the final few rounds.
(3) Moments later, explosive charges blasted free two tungsten blocks, to shift the balance of the probe so it could fly itself to a prearranged landing spot .
(4) Roger Madelin, the chief executive of the developers Argent, which consulted the prince's aides on the £2bn plan to regenerate 27 hectares (67 acres) of disused rail land at Kings Cross in London, said the prince now has a similar stature as a consultee as statutory bodies including English Heritage, the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment and professional bodies including Riba and the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.
(5) On land, the pits' stagnant pools of water become breeding grounds for dengue fever and malaria.
(6) Rule-abiding parents can get a monthly stipend, extra pension benefits when they are older, preferential hospital treatment, first choice for government jobs, extra land allowances and, in some case, free homes and a tonne of free water a month.
(7) The worldwide pattern of movement of DDT residues appears to be from the land through the atmosphere into the oceans and into the oceanic abyss.
(8) The report warned that 24m acres of unprotected forest lands across the southeastern US are at risk, largely from European biomass operations.
(9) City landed the former Barcelona chief executive, Ferran Soriano , and many thought the two former Barça men's recruitment looked a threat to the Italian, especially with Pep Guardiola on sabbatical and looming over any potential vacancies at Europe's top clubs.
(10) The court ruling is just the latest attempt to squeeze Abdi off her land.
(11) Dealers speculated that Facebook's army of bankers had stepped in to stop the shares falling below $38, a move that would have landed the social network with a public relations disaster on its first day as a public company.
(12) Before 1948, the Bedouin tribes lived and grazed their animals on much of the Negev, claiming ancestral rights to the land.
(13) Don was racing the Dodge through the Bonneville Salt Flats , where Gary Gabelich had just (on 23 October) broken the land-speed record.
(14) Crisis in Yemen – the Guardian briefing Read more “We have the permission for this plane but we have logistical problems for the landing.
(15) The power of the landed elite is often cited as a major structural flaw in Pakistani politics – an imbalance that hinders education, social equality and good governance (there is no agricultural tax in Pakistan).
(16) Even the landscape is secretive: vast tracts of crown land and hidden valleys with nothing but a dead end road and lonely farmhouse, with a tractor and trailer pulled across the farmyard for protection.
(17) About 53% of the continent’s total land mass is used for agriculture.
(18) The following year, I organised and took part in a cycle ride from John O'Groats to Land's End, covering 900 miles in nine days through this beautiful country.
(19) "The rise in those who are self-employed is good news, but the reality is that those who have turned to freelance work in order to pull themselves out of unemployment and those who have decided to work for themselves face a challenging tax maze that could land them in hot water should they get it wrong," says Chas Roy-Chowdhury, head of taxation at the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants.
(20) Rebels succeeded in hitting one of the helicopters with a Tow missile, forcing it to make an emergency landing.
(v. t.) To pass over or beyond; to surpass.
(v. t.) Hence, to overpass, as any prescribed as the /imit of duty; to break or violate, as a law, civil or moral.
(v. t.) To offend against; to vex.
(v. i.) To offend against the law; to sin.
(1) It appears likely to argue that it has already taken steps to deal with coaches and lab technicians who transgressed and insist that there is not enough evidence for Russia to be suspended.
(2) Its specific applications in surgical planning include the question of chest wall invasion, brachial plexus involvement, and transgression of the diaphragm, pericardium, or lung apex.
(3) After transgressing of the pathological process to the state of fibrosis the vessels were showing a striped course presenting a greater number of broncho-pulmonary anastomoses.
(4) Both materials elicited a surrounding inflammatory reaction containing macrophages which transgressed the interstices of only the PGA prostheses.
(5) A case of malignant astrocytoma in the frontoparietal parasagittal region with transgression into the overlying dura mater and the skull is presented.
(6) Renal cell carcinomas were single, unilateral, nonwedge-shaped, and exophytic, and easily transgressed the renal capsule.
(7) And that voice like a whip-crack: impish, transgressive, swooping from a mutter to a scream.
(8) Resisting widely-accepted norms involves varying levels of inconvenience and risk, from women getting funny looks on the bus if they’ve not shaved their legs all the way through to rape and murder for more grave “transgressions”.
(9) When both spouses described their mates as transgressive and themselves as ineffectual responders to transgression, the dysfunction reported by both spouses was pronounced.
(10) She said: "To date, the UK Border Force can do little more than accuse me of intending to possibly commit a future transgression, as it has been forced to admit there has been none.
(11) The combat against the streptococcal infection by means of penicillin transgresses into a recidivation prophylaxis with benzathin-penicillin, which is to be performed up to an age of 5 years.
(12) Feinstein, in an extraordinary Senate floor speech, said the CIA had transgressed its constitutional boundaries and prompted a crisis, one that the CIA inspector general is examining.
(13) More than 200 people complained about transgressions including swearing before the 9pm watershed, when Cocozza shouted "fucking have it, get in there" after avoiding being voted out, and glamorising alcohol abuse in clips showing him partying in London nightclubs.
(14) "You do get blasts every now and then about talks or items within political programmes or current affairs programmes where people feel that we have transgressed our impartiality ethos.
(15) Joey's slap in the face to his parents is certainly transgressive, "a stunning act of sedition and a dagger to Patty's heart".
(16) It is "a transgression of a law of nature by a particular volition of the deity, or the interposition of some invisible agent."
(17) Speaking on Monday morning, Hanningfield, a 73-year-old former pig farmer, stopped short of offering an apology for his latest transgression, but said that he had not known what he was doing was wrong and intends to return to the House of Lords after his suspension.
(18) We concluded that aseptic practices, as routinely performed without any noticeable breaks or transgressions, do not guarantee sterility.
(19) His decision to re-integrate Bardsley following a couple of serious disciplinary transgressions during Paolo Di Canio's tenure was rewarded by the full-back's second goal in two games.
(20) However, the manner in which this new system is being implemented in some cases transgresses some fundamental principles of MCQ examinations.