Related formsun·mount·ing, adjective
Definition for mounting (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
- to prepare (a slide) for microscopic investigation.
- to prepare (a sample) for examination by a microscope, as by placing it on a slide.
verb (used without object)
Origin of mount1
SYNONYMS FOR mount
Related formsmount·a·ble, adjectivemount·less, adjectiveun·mount·a·ble, adjective
Examples from the Web for mounting
Confusion about who is financially backing the project is mounting.China’s Nicaragua Canal Could Spark a New Central America Revolution|Nina Lakhani|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Political pressure was mounting tonight from veteran Conservative politicians on Cameron to take much tougher action against IS.Will The Latest ISIS Beheading Move Britain To Tougher Action?|Jamie Dettmer|September 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But those two identifications are still subjects of debate, a problem that adds to the suspense now mounting at Amphipolis.
None are mounting an “attack on the family and the marriage.”The Hateful Pastor All Too Happy to Be Left Behind When It Comes to Gays|Jay Michaelson|September 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But how long that support will last is an open question, given the civilian casualties that are mounting from this Gaza war.
They seem, those unhallowed pagan alcoves, mounting stage by stage toward the skies, like some blasphemous insinuation.Summer Days in Shakespeare Land|Charles G. Harper
Jessie, he saw, had wheeled her machine into the road and was mounting.The Wheels of Chance|H. G. Wells
The invention consists in mounting the leading axle in a ball and long socket, the socket being rotated in fixed bearings.
The lured became more reckless, mounting the logs to Queex's post in sudden darts.Plague Ship|Andre Norton
The work of transferring the armament, and mounting the guns, was very laborious.The Naval History of the United States|Willis J. Abbot.
British Dictionary definitions for mounting (1 of 3)
British Dictionary definitions for mounting (2 of 3)
- a small transparent pocket in an album for a postage stamp
- another word for hinge (def. 5)