touchdown

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touchdown /ˈtʌtʃˌdaʊn/ noun
plural touchdowns
touchdown
/ˈtʌtʃˌdaʊn/
noun
plural touchdowns
Learner's definition of TOUCHDOWN
[count] American football : a score that is made by carrying the ball over the opponent's goal line or by catching the ball while standing in the end zone
◊ A touchdown is worth six points and is usually followed by a kick that is worth another point.
[count] rugby : the act of scoring points by putting the ball on the ground behind an opponent's goal line
[count, noncount] : the moment when an airplane or spacecraft touches the ground at the end of a flight
see also touch down at 1touch
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