mount mount  /ˈmaʊnt/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) prepare and supply with the necessary equipment for execution or performance
  2. (v) copulate with
  3. (n) a lightweight horse kept for riding only
  4. (n) the act of climbing something
  5. (n) a land mass that projects well above its surroundings; higher than a hill
  6. (n) a mounting consisting of a piece of metal (as in a ring or other jewelry) that holds a gem in place
  7. (n) something forming a back that is added for strengthening
  8. (v) attach to a support
  9. (v) go up or advance
  10. (v) fix onto a backing, setting, or support
  11. (v) put up or launch
  12. (v) get up on the back of
  13. (v) go upward with gradual or continuous progress

Usage(s):

  • Immovably rough and rugged is Idaho's highest mountain, rising in independent grandeur above wild country between the Big Lost River and Pahsimeroi ranges.

News

  1. Mount Holly Municipal Utilities Authority approves sewer fees hike

    MOUNT HOLLY — The Mount Holly Municipal Utilities Authority, which services six towns, voted Thursday to increase its sewer usage and connection fees.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Burlington County Times

  2. Mount Horeb makes state girls soccer final

    Mount Horeb freshman Shianna Schmit-Colvin scored in the 54th minute as the Vikings defeated Xavier in the Division Two semifinals at the WIAA State Girls Soccer tournament at Uihlein Soccer Park in Milwaukee. Schmit-Colvin intercepted a pass from the Xavier goalkeeper and scored an unassisted goal at 53:28. Mount Horeb goalkeeper Maria Yanna made 7 saves, including one on her back during a ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: WISC-TV Madison

  3. Mount Vernon among fastest growing cities, financial site says

    MOUNT VERNON — The City of Homes is the city that grows. According NerdWallet, which describes itself as a “financial literacy and consumer advocacy website,” Mount Vernon is among the fastest growing cities in the country.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Journal News

Quotes

  1. "This is the worst accident I've ever seen," Villaraigosa said. "Clearly the injuries are going to mount and so are the fatalities."
    on Sep 12, 2008 By: Antonio Villaraigosa Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "Honda must protect its core business activities and secure the long term as widespread uncertainties in the economies around the globe continue to mount," said Takeo Fukui, the chief executive of Honda, Japan's No.
    on Dec 5, 2008 By: Takeo Fukui Source: New York Times

  3. In 2008, during his first press conference as president-elect, Obama said, "Iran's development of a nuclear weapon : is unacceptable and we have to mount an international effort to prevent that from happening."
    on Jun 13, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: The North Star National

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