mounting

[ moun-ting ]
/ ˈmaʊn tɪŋ /
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noun

the act of a person or thing that mounts.
something that serves as a mount, support, setting, or the like: a new mounting for an heirloom jewel.

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Origin of mounting

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

another word for mount 1 (def. 13)
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