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mounting

[moun-ting]
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.
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Origin of mounting

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at mount1, -ing1
Related formsun·mount·ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for unmounting

mounting

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