from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Something that serves as a support, setting, or backing: a mounting for a gem.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. that continues to mount; steadily accumulating.
- v. Present participle of mount.
- n. Something mounted; an attachment
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of one that mounts.
- n. That by which anything is prepared for use, or set off to advantage; equipment; embellishment; setting.
- n. same as Carriage.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of rising or ascending; especially, the act of getting on horseback; ascent; soaring.
- n. The act or art of setting stuffed skins of animals in a natural attitude; taxidermy.
- n. That which serves to mount anything, as a sword-blade, a print, or a gem: see mount, verb, 7.
- n. That which is or may be mounted for use or ornament: as, the mountings for an angler's rod.
- n. Same as harness, 5.
- In heraldry, rising or climbing: applied to beasts of chase when they are represented in the position called rampant in case of a beast of prey. Compare mountant.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. framework used for support or display
- n. an event that involves rising to a higher point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.)
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