mounting

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

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Examples of mounting in a Sentence

a mounting for an engine a mounting for a diamond
Recent Examples on the Web Within weeks and with political pressure mounting, a monthslong legislative stalemate over whether to remove Householder was broken. Mark Gillispie And Julie Carr Smyth, Star Tribune, 19 July 2021 The company also noted to the press that the side panels can be removed without taking off the top panel, due to the change to a pin-lock mounting style. Alaina Yee, PCWorld, 30 June 2021 The swivel screen can be folded in as a tablet and the mount holder has two durable straps for simple mounting. Chris Hachey, BGR, 17 May 2021 By delivering a minimalist mounting of the play, Douglas and his ensemble — Ora Jones, Felicia Curry and Billie Krishawn — punctuate theater’s raw power by boiling it down to its base ingredients: the page and the performances. Washington Post, 7 May 2021 But in many places, including lower-income areas in the US, schools remain shuttered, and research says, quite emphatically, that the closures are taking a mounting and potentially catastrophic toll on student well-being. Rahul Rao, Popular Science, 4 Mar. 2021 There’s very real—and mounting—concern among public health experts that the wave could overwhelm a healthcare system that’s already pressing against its limits. Rahul Rao, Popular Science, 15 Mar. 2021 Impeachment pressure mounting, the House worked swiftly Monday to try to oust President Trump from office, pushing the Vice President Pence and the Cabinet to act first in an extraordinary effort to remove Trump in the final days of his presidency. Kevin Paul Dupont, BostonGlobe.com, 11 Jan. 2021 Impeachment pressure mounting, the House worked swiftly Monday to try to oust President Donald Trump from office, pushing the vice president and Cabinet to act first in an extraordinary effort to remove Trump in the final days of his presidency. Anchorage Daily News, 11 Jan. 2021

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First Known Use of mounting

circa 1618, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of mounting was circa 1618

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“Mounting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mounting. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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mounting

noun

English Language Learners Definition of mounting

: something on which something else is or can be attached

mounting

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

Kids Definition of mounting

: a frame or support that holds something a mounting for an engine

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