mount´er


mount´er
mount1 «mownt», verb, noun.
–v.t.
1. to go up on or climb up; ascend: »

to mount a hill, mount a ladder, mount stairs. It was our design to mount the head-waters of the Hudson, to the neighbourhood of Crown Point (Robert Louis Stevenson).

SYNONYM(S): See syn. under climb. (Cf.climb)
2. a) to get up on: »

to mount a platform.

b) to get on for riding: »

to mount a horse, to mount a motorcycle.

3. to put on a horse; furnish with a horse: »

Many policemen in this city are mounted.

4. a) to put in proper position or order for use: »

to mount specimens on a slide, to mount a piece of artillery.

b) to prepare (a slide).
5. to fix in a setting, backing, or support: »

to mount gems in gold, to mount a picture on cardboard.

6. to have or carry (guns), as a fortress or ship does: »

The ship mounts eight guns.

7. to provide (a play) with scenery, costumes, and properties.
8. a) to assign (a guard) as a sentry or watch. b) to go on duty as (a guard or watch).
9. to set or place upon an elevation: »

small house mounted on poles. No wonder we see more than the ancients, because we are mounted upon their shoulders (Cardinal Newman).

10. to put on; show oneself as wearing: »

He found Dick mounting a large top-coat, and muffling up (Samuel Lover). It was then that I mounted the turban (Herman Melville).

–v.i.
1. to move or proceed upward: »

A flush mounts to the brow. They shall mount up with wings as eagles (Isaiah 40:31).

2. to rise in amount; increase; rise: »

The cost of living mounts steadily. The rage of each had mounted to delirium (Frederick Marryat).

3. to get on a horse; get up on something: »

to mount on the motorbike and ride away. Paul Revere mounted in haste.

–n.
1. a horse or other animal, or a bicycle or motorcycle for riding: »

The riding instructor had an excellent mount. There was not another mount in the stable (George Eliot).

2. something in or on which anything is mounted; setting; backing; support: »

the mount for a picture. A mount for microscopic examination is a slide.

3. an act or occasion of riding a horse, especially in a race.
4. the act or manner of mounting.
5. Especially British. a mat: »

a picture mount.

[< Old French monter, or munter < Vulgar Latin montāre < Latin mōns, montis mountain]
mount´er, noun.
mount2 «mownt», noun.
1. a mountain; high hill. Mount is often used before the names of mountains: »

Mount Rainier, Mount Everest, Mount Olympus.

Abbr: Mt.
2. (in palmistry) a significant prominence in the palm of the hand.
3. Archaic. a defensive rampart of earth.
4. Obsolete. a mound.
[partly Old English munt < Latin mōns, montis, and partly < Old French mont < Latin]

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