mount·​ing ˈmau̇n-tiŋ How to pronounce mounting (audio)

Examples of mounting in a Sentence

a mounting for an engine a mounting for a diamond
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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1618, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mounting was circa 1618

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“Mounting.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition


mount·​ing ˈmau̇nt-iŋ How to pronounce mounting (audio)
: something that serves as a mount : support
a mounting for an engine
a mounting for a diamond

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