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Meaning of MOUNTING

Pronunciation:  'mawnting

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  framework used for support or display
  2. [n]  an event that involves rising to a higher point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.)

MOUNTING is a 8 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: climb, climbing
 See Also: ascension, ascent, chassis, collet, frame, framework, framing, mat, matting, mount, passe-partout, rise, rising, setting



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Mount"ing\, n.
    1. The act of one that mounts.
    2. That by which anything is prepared for use, or set off to
       advantage; equipment; embellishment; setting; as, the
       mounting of a sword or diamond.
  2. \Mount"ing\, n. (A["e]ronautics)
    = {Carriage}.
 Definition: a behavioral pattern whereby one animal jumps on the posterior area of a second animal as a part of the act of copulation or as a dominance display.
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