What is top?

  • (noun): The first half of an inning; while the visiting team is at bat.
    Example: "A relief pitcher took over in the top of the fifth"
    Synonyms: top of the inning
    See also — Additional definitions below

Top

A top (also called spinning top or spintop) is a toy that can be spun on an axis, balancing on a point.

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2005 NASCAR Nextel Cup Series - Coca-Cola 600
... The rest of the top-5 were Carl Edwards, Jeremy Mayfield, and Ryan Newman with notable mention given to Ken Schrader in 9th, his second top ten of 2005 which had spearheaded his recent ... Top Ten Results Jimmie Johnson Bobby Labonte Carl Edwards Jeremy Mayfield Ryan Newman Greg Biffle Martin Truex Jr ...
University Of Maribor - Reputation
... The university has entered the top 1% of institutions in physics and, of the nine institutions entering the top 1% in this field, the University of Maribor ... of World Universities," the University of Maribor is in the top 15 of “Top Central and Eastern Europe Universities." It currently (2010) holds 534th position (of 12,000) of the ...
Plutocracy - Usage - United States
... worry about is, there is so much money and so much power at the very top, and the gap between those people at the very top and everybody else is so ... says, Of all the costs imposed on our society by the top 1 percent, perhaps the greatest is this the erosion of our sense of identity, in which fair play, equality of opportunity, and a sense of ... or even a middle-class citizen, making it to the top in America are smaller than in many countries of Europe ...
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... Although it is Steps' only single to miss the top ten in the UK, it is also one of their highest sellers ... It remained in the top 20 for ten weeks and sold over 300,000 copies, more than some of their top 5 hits ... In the UK it was the highest ever selling single of the 1990s not to enter the top 10 in the UK Singles Chart ...
2005 NASCAR Nextel Cup Series - UAW-GM Quality 500
... race at Lowe's and surged into a tie with Tony Stewart for the top of the standings ... The top three finishers were involved in the 2005 Chase for the NEXTEL Cup ... Top Ten Results Jimmie Johnson Kurt Busch Greg Biffle Joe Nemechek Mark Martin Casey Mears Ryan Newman Denny Hamlin Ricky Rudd Carl Edwards Failed to qualify Boris Said (#36), Carl ...

More definitions of "top":

  • (noun): A canvas tent to house the audience at a circus performance.
    Example: "They had the big top up in less than an hour"
    Synonyms: circus tent, big top, round top
  • (noun): Covering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container).
    Example: "He removed the top of the carton"; "he couldn't get the top off of the bottle"
    Synonyms: cover
  • (noun): The highest or uppermost side of anything.
    Example: "Put your books on top of the desk"; "only the top side of the box was painted"
    Synonyms: top side, upper side, upside
  • (noun): The upper part of anything.
    Example: "The mower cuts off the tops of the grass"; "the title should be written at the top of the first page"
  • (verb): Reach or ascend the top of.
    Example: "The hikers topped the mountain just before noon"
  • (verb): Be the culminating event.
    Synonyms: crown
  • (verb): Strike (the top part of a ball in golf, baseball, or pool) giving it a forward spin.
  • (verb): Provide with a top.
    Example: "The towers were topped with conical roofs"
  • (verb): Be at the top of or constitute the top or highest point.
    Example: "A star tops the Christmas Tree"
  • (adj): Situated at the top or highest position.
    Example: "The top shelf"
  • (verb): Cut the top off.
    Example: "Top trees and bushes"
    Synonyms: pinch
  • (adj): Not to be surpassed.
    Example: "His top effort"
    Synonyms: greatest
  • (noun): A conical child's plaything tapering to a steel point on which it can be made to spin.
    Example: "He got a bright red top and string for his birthday"
    Synonyms: whirligig, teetotum, spinning top
  • (verb): Finish up or conclude.
    Example: "Top the evening with champagne"
    Synonyms: top off
  • (noun): A garment (especially for women) that extends from the shoulders to the waist or hips.
    Example: "He stared as she buttoned her top"
  • (noun): The greatest possible intensity.
    Example: "He screamed at the top of his lungs"
  • (verb): Be ahead of others; be the first.
    Synonyms: lead
  • (verb): Pass by, over, or under without making contact.
    Synonyms: clear
  • (noun): Platform surrounding the head of a lower mast.

Famous quotes containing the word top:

    One day He
    tipped His top hat
    and walked
    out of the room,
    ending the argument.
    Anne Sexton (1928–1974)

    The snow, which doth the top of Pindus strew,
    Did never whiter shew,
    Nor Jove himself, when he a swan would be
    For love of Leda, whiter did appear:
    Edmund Spenser (1552?–1599)

    To be positive. To be mistaken at the top of one’s voice.
    Ambrose Bierce (1842–1914)