What is mount?

  • (noun): A land mass that projects well above its surroundings; higher than a hill.
    Synonyms: mountain
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on mount:

Mount - Other Meanings
... Mount (grappling), a grappling position Mountain, a landform Copulation, the union of the sex organs in mating Riding animal, any animal that can be ridden ...
Mount Vernon, Ohio - Economy
... Mount Vernon was the birthplace of Cooper Industries ... manufacturer of reciprocating natural gas (and other gasses) compressors, is also located in Mount Vernon ... one of the founders of Ariel, was a former engineer for Cooper Industries Mount Vernon ...
Mount Healthy, Ohio - History
... Mount Healthy was founded in 1817 as the village of Mount Pleasant ... In 1850, the town renamed itself "Mount Healthy", following a cholera epidemic, in which many of its citizens survived while those in the surrounding ...
Mount Vernon, Ohio
... Mount Vernon is a city in Knox County, Ohio, United States ... The city is named after Mount Vernon, the plantation owned by George Washington ...
Victoria Cross Ranges
... and peaks Mountain/Peak metres feet namesake Snaring Mountain 2,931 9,617 Mount Bridgland 2,930 9,613 Morrison Bridgland Mount Mahood 2,896 9,502 Consort Mountain 2,883 9,459 Mount Oliver 2,865 9,400 ...

More definitions of "mount":

  • (noun): The act of climbing something.
    Synonyms: climb
  • (noun): Something forming a back that is added for strengthening.
    Synonyms: backing
  • (noun): Mounting consisting of a piece of metal (as in a ring or other jewelry) that holds a gem in place.
    Example: "The diamond was in a plain gold mount"
    Synonyms: setting
  • (verb): Copulate with.
    Synonyms: ride
  • (verb): Attach to a support.
    Example: "They mounted the aerator on a floating"
  • (verb): Put up or launch.
    Example: "Mount a campaign against pronography"
  • (verb): Prepare and supply with the necessary equipment for execution or performance.
    Example: "Mount a theater production"; "mount an attack"; "mount a play"
    Synonyms: put on
  • (verb): Fix onto a backing, setting, or support.
    Example: "Mount slides for macroscopic analysis"

Famous quotes containing the word mount:

    If you would feel the full force of a tempest, take up your residence on the top of Mount Washington, or at the Highland Light, in Truro.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    A land of meanness, sophistry and mist.
    Each breeze from foggy mount and marshy plain
    Dilutes with drivel every drizzly brain.
    George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824)

    But mount to paradise
    By the stairway of surprise.”
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)