mounting

[moun-ting]

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.

Nearby words

  1. mountbatten,
  2. mountebank,
  3. mounted,
  4. mounter,
  5. mountie,
  6. mounting-block,
  7. mountlake terrace,
  8. mounty,
  9. mourn,
  10. mourne mountains

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

another word for mount 1 (def. 13)
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