Crossword clues for touchdown
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Touchdown \Touch"down`\ (t[u^]ch"doun`), n. (Football) The act of touching the football down behind the opponents' goal; also the score (6 points) resulting from such a play.
Safety touchdown. See under Safety.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
n. 1 (context American football Canadian football English) A six-point score occurring when the ball enters possession of a team's player in the opponent's end zone. Analogous to a try in rugby. 2 (context aviation English) The moment when an aircraft or spacecraft makes first or final contact with the ground during a landing. 3 (context rugby English) A try
n. a score in American football; being in possession of the ball across the opponents' goal line
a landing (as the wheels touch the landing field); especially of airplanes
A touchdown is a means of scoring in both American and Canadian football. Whether running, passing, returning a kickoff or punt, or recovering a turnover, a team scores a touchdown by advancing the ball into the opponent's end zone.
Touchdown is the sixth album by Bob James.
"Touchdown" is a song by American hip hop recording artist T.I., taken from his fifth studio album T.I. vs. T.I.P. (2007). The song features vocals from fellow American rapper Eminem, who also produced the song alongside his frequent collaborator Jeff Bass. The song, although not officially released as a single received considerable airplay on the radio, as well as on Monday Night Football, during the 2007 NFL season.
A touchdown is the primary method of scoring in American and Canadian football.
Touchdown may also refer to:
"Touchdown" is a song by the West Coast rapper The Game from his third album LAX. The song features the R&B singer Raheem DeVaughn.
Touchdown is the third album from the Brighton-based band Brakes, released in 2009.
"Touchdown" is a song by Austrian duo Trackshittaz. The song was released in Austria as a Digital download on 14 June 2011. The song peaked to number 48 on the Austrian Singles Chart.
Touchdown, or the Big Red Bear, is the unofficial mascot of Cornell University. The first mascot was a black bear introduced in 1915 by the Cornell University Athletic Association. Three more live bears over the course of approximately two decades also made appearances at Cornell until the live bear was replaced by costumed students some years later. Touchdown appears on the logo for Cornell Athletics.
Touchdown is a 1931 American Pre-Code football movie directed by Norman Z. McLeod and starring Richard Arlen, Peggy Shannon, Jack Oakie and Regis Toomey. Jim Thorpe and Herman Brix appear uncredited as unbilled football players.
Touchdown is the debut album of the Swedish boy band JTR made of the three brothers John, Tom and Robin Lundbäck. It was released MGM label in Australia on 7 March 2014 immediately following their debut single "Ride" after they finished seventh in season 5 of the Australian version of The X Factor. It peaked at number 44 in the ARIA Albums Charts.
After a tour of the band in Sweden, the album was released in November 2014 in Sweden on Sony Music Entertainment / Sony Music entering Swedish Sverigetopplistan Albums Chart at number 52.
Usage examples of "touchdown".
But once within the airspace boundary of the Europan Demarchy, trafficmanagement co-opted the flitter, vectoring it into a touchdown corridor.
DuLafayette Webster, Heisman trophy winner for the Elton State Comanches, scored three touchdowns singlehandedly in the first half of the Fujitsu Guacamole Bowl on Christmas Night.
An ippon is like a home-run in baseball with the bases loaded, or a touchdown in the final seconds in football: a game-winning score.
If you witnessed the game between the eleven of the Orphion Academy and the Oakdale Football Club, which decided the championship by a single point in favor of the former, you were thrilled by the sight of the half-back, who, at a critical point in the contest, burst through the group which thronged about him, and, with a clear field in front, made a superb run of fifty yards, never pausing until he stooped behind the goal-posts and made a touchdown.
Half a minute before touchdown, Ries braced his feet against Pawlak and pushed.
It was Styler who had crushed the knuckles and bones and it would have to be Styler who was paid back, which now meant that the play required more than a touchdown to be successful.
The Tewels boy had caught three passes and scored the winning touchdown on a reverse.
And she instantly delivered it to Man O War, watching him pull it in and turn upfield, a half step taken when a whippet-like ABM hit the broken hand with his helmet, splitting both helmet and cast, the ball bouncing just once before a second whippet scooped it up and galloped in for a touchdown.
With the game scoreless half way through the first quarter, Bernie Kosar threw a fifty-six yard touchdown pass to Webster Slaughter.
Merrimac all rich with broken pines and browns, fall, the whistle was just shrilled to end the third quarter in the wintry November field where crowds and me and father stood watching scuffling uproars of semipro afternoons like in the days of old Indian Jim Thorpe, boom, touchdown.
After he had literally knocked down a wooden goalpost while catching a touchdown pass he had acquired the nickname Sherman, in reference to the tank, and I seldom heard anyone call him Abner, which was his given name.
Then he seated himself at the pilot console awaiting touchdown on Tania Borealis.
Every version of Harper's Touchdown is going to need new counteragents against the cyclic insect mutations, for instance.
And kept her there, cursing steadily and viciously, all through reentry and touchdown.
Vrl had been awakened two ship weeks before touchdown to be apprised of the necessary routine of report and contact with the other two sections.