crest crest  /ˈkrɛst/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the top line of a hill, mountain, or wave
  2. (n) the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)
  3. (n) the center of a cambered road
  4. (n) (heraldry) in medieval times, an emblem used to decorate a helmet
  5. (n) a showy growth of e.g. feathers or skin on the head of a bird or other animal
  6. (v) lie at the top of
  7. (v) reach a high point

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Indeed, the bank's pedigree was so distinguished that it did not have a logo, it had a crest.
  2. A Bronze cannon on the shipwreck site of HMS Victory bearing the royal crest of King George I, in the English Channel.
  3. Next would have come a hike along the hill's crest, which would have led him to a place now occupied by a hotel called the Seven Arches.

News

  1. VMware Microsoft cloud roles could be underappreciated, says Pacific Crest

    Pacific Crest reports that VMware (VMW) was ranked first and Microsoft (MSFT) was ranked third when 83 CIOs were asked which cloud platforms they might spend the most on over the next three years. The ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Theflyonthewall.com via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Pacific Crest slightly more cautious near-term on Atmel

    Pacific Crest is slightly more cautions on Atmel near-term given supply chain checks that indicate bottlenecks will limit uptake of touch penetration in PC notebooks to 11-12% in 2013 vs. prior expectations ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Theflyonthewall.com via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Crest Demands Clearwire Board Allow Shareholders To Reject Sprint Merger

    Crest Demands Clearwire Board Allow Shareholders To Reject Sprint Merger
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

Quotes

  1. "This thing's going to crest a half a billion, soon," Jobs told the journal adding that it may be a "$1 billion marketplace at some point in time."
    on Aug 10, 2008 By: Steve Jobs Source: Reuters

  2. "I'd love to wear the old crest on the front of our jersey because of all the success it represents," Mr. Yzerman said. "It's very important to the players. They take great pride in wearing it. Everyone's a little disappointed."
    on Nov 3, 2008 By: Steve Yzerman Source: Globe and Mail

  3. "When you have that kind of water, obviously the impact on rivers can be pretty severe and the Merrimack River Valley, is expecting -- based on the water that has already been received -- to crest 6 feet above its normal flood levels," Romney...
    on May 14, 2006 By: Mitt Romney Source: INDYchannel.com

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