Meaning of splash down

splash' down'

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. to land in a body of water in a returning spacecraft.
  2. (of a spacecraft) to land in a body of water.


Pronunciation: (splash'doun"), [key]
— n.
  1. the landing of a space vehicle in a body of water, esp. the ocean.
  2. the exact place where such a landing is made.
  3. the time of such a landing.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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