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lander

[lan-der] /ˈlæn dər/
noun
1.
a space probe designed to land on a planet or other solid celestial body.
Compare orbiter.
Origin of lander
1960-1965
1960-65; land + -er1
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  • Happily at that moment in came the soldier whom lander had treated to a pint of beer.

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  • lander saw that he must at any cost get back to the coast as quickly as possible.

  • But she went with Mrs. lander to see her, and she saw Mr. Milray, too, for a little while.

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  • "You haven't been livin' here a great while, by the looks," said Mrs. lander.

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  • She advanced to the bedside smiling joyously, and put the money Mrs. lander had given her down upon the counterpane.

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  • Mrs. lander put the bills into her hand but she did not release her at once.

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  • She was in full favor again with Mrs. lander, whom there was no one to embitter in her jealous affection.

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  • lander must have perceived that his wife meant business, and he came to it at once.

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British Dictionary definitions for lander

lander

/ˈlændə/
noun
1.
a spacecraft designed to land on a planet or other body Compare orbiter
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