n. The act of going or setting on land, especially from a vessel.n. A place on the shore of the sea or of a lake, or on the bank of a river, where persons land or come on shore, or where goods are set on shore.n. In architecture, the part of a floor adjoining the end of a flight of stairs; also, a resting-place or platform interrupting a series or flight of steps.n. A platform at a railway-station.n. In mining, any place, at the mouth of a shaft or elsewhere, arranged for the reception or emptying of the kibbles or cages or other receptacles used for hoisting ore or coal. Frequently called the bank in England, especially at coal-mines.n. The platform of a furnace at the charging-height.n. In boat-building, same as land, 7 .n. In fortification, the horizontal space at the entrance of a gallery or return.n. In lumbering, a place where logs are stored till spring.n. In lumbering:n. A place to which logs are hauled or skidded preparatory to transportation by water or rail.n. A platform, usually at the foot of a skid-road, where logs are collected and loaded on cars.