crown crown  /ˈkraʊn/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the Crown (or the reigning monarch) as the symbol of the power and authority of a monarchy
  2. (n) the part of a tooth above the gum that is covered with enamel
  3. (n) a wreath or garland worn on the head to signify victory
  4. (n) an ornamental jeweled headdress signifying sovereignty
  5. (n) the part of a hat (the vertex) that covers the crown of the head
  6. (n) an English coin worth 5 shillings
  7. (n) the upper branches and leaves of a tree or other plant
  8. (n) the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)
  9. (n) the award given to the champion
  10. (n) the top of the head
  11. (n) (dentistry) dental appliance consisting of an artificial crown for a broken or decayed tooth
  12. (n) the center of a cambered road
  13. (v) invest with regal power; enthrone
  14. (v) be the culminating event
  15. (v) form the topmost part of
  16. (v) put an enamel cover on

Usage(s):

  • Since assuming the crown in June 2001, Gyanendra's isolation at the top of the world has only increased.

News

  1. U.K. Crown Estate to Lease Offshore Sites for Wind-Power Testing

    The U.K.’s Crown Estate, owner of the country’s seabed, will lease sites to offshore wind testing and demonstration projects to lure investment in the industry.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  2. 'Crown Of Midnight' EXCLUSIVE Book Trailer Is Killer

    What happens after you park your illustrious butt on the Throne of Glass? You wear the Crown of Midnight, of course! Which is where we're at now in Sarah J. Maas' epic series about a young assassin in search of her destiny, and why we're so super-excited to bring you the EXCLUSIVE first look at [...]
    on June 12, 2013     Source: MTV

  3. Crown Point cops investigate thefts from three vehicles

    CROWN POINT | Thefts of items from vehicles were reported at three Crown Point locations on May 31.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: The Times of Northwest Indiana

Quotes

  1. "He represents hard work, dedication, public service and humility. I am confident he will continue to embody these traits in his new role as the Crown representative in Canada," Harper said about Johnston.
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Stephen Harper Source: Hamilton Spectator

  2. McAlister noted, "It's hard to go out there and play the Patriots and the refs at the same time. They put a crown on top and they want them to win. Obviously, the refs, they're horrible. That's the bottom line."
    on Dec 5, 2007 By: Chris McAlister Source: Boston Globe (registration)

  3. "In just seven short years, Oxygen has become the crown jewel of independent networks," said Jeff Zucker, president and chief executive of NBC Universal. "It's a terrific property with a clear mission, strong brand, and desirable audience."
    on Oct 9, 2007 By: Jeff Zucker Source: Inquirer.net

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