mounting

[ moun-ting ]
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noun
  1. the act of a person or thing that mounts.

  2. something that serves as a mount, support, setting, or the like: a new mounting for an heirloom jewel.

Origin of mounting

1
late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at mount1, -ing1

Other words from mounting

  • un·mount·ing, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for mounting

mounting

/ (ˈmaʊntɪŋ) /


noun
  1. another word for mount 1 (def. 13)

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