Definition of TOUCHDOWN

  • The moment at which an aircraft's wheels or part of a spacecraft make contact with the ground during landing
  • A six-point score made by carrying or passing the ball into the end zone of the opposing side, or by recovering it there following a fumble or blocked kick
  • An act of touching the ground with the ball behind the opponents' goal line, scoring a try
  • an act of touching the ground behind the opposing side's goal with the ball while it is held in the hands, to score points [n -S]