Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The summit of a mountain.

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  • noun The summit of a mountain.
  • adjective Situated or occurring on the summit of a mountain.

Etymologies

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mountain +‎ top

Examples

  • The term mountaintop removal (MTR) has become "the" acronym used to smear all types of surface mining.

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  • (T) he policy shift by Wells Fargo follows others over the last two years, including moves by Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America and Citibank, to increase scrutiny of lending to companies involved in mountaintop removal -- or to end the lending altogether.

    William S. Becker: Climate Action: Part 2 - Down to Business

  • From families whose homes are bulldozed in the name of mountaintop removal in Appalachia, to parents who have to miss days of work to treat their children's asthma, the cost of coal is much more personal.

    Philip Radford: Chicago's True Cost of Coal

  • From families whose homes are bulldozed in the name of mountaintop removal in Appalachia, to parents who have to miss days of work to treat their children's asthma, the cost of coal is much more personal.

    Philip Radford: Chicago's True Cost of Coal

  • From families whose homes are bulldozed in the name of mountaintop removal in Appalachia, to parents who have to miss days of work to treat their children's asthma, the cost of coal is much more personal.

    Philip Radford: Chicago's True Cost of Coal

  • (T) he policy shift by Wells Fargo follows others over the last two years, including moves by Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America and Citibank, to increase scrutiny of lending to companies involved in mountaintop removal -- or to end the lending altogether.

    William S. Becker: Climate Action: Part 2 - Down to Business

  • As has been expected, the Bush Administration is proposing to make it easier for mining companies to engage in so-called mountaintop mining aka mountaintop removal.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Bush Administration Backs Mountaintop Removal:

  • Upon the bushes that grow on the mountaintop is found a curious fibrous substance formed by the action of the air upon the vapour rising from the molten minerals beneath; it is like cobwebs of spun glass.

    A Book of Golden Deeds

  • Jones says what some call mountaintop removal … many in his region call economic development.

    WKYT - Home - Headlines

  • Jones says what some call mountaintop removal … many in his region call economic development.

    WKYT - Home - Headlines

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