mounting

noun
mount·​ing | \ˈmau̇n-tiŋ \

Definition of mounting 

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Examples of mounting in a Sentence

a mounting for an engine a mounting for a diamond

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Despite all the flashy cinematic appeal of depicting worldwide panic or the mounting of armies that are several nations strong, Arrival is here just to talk. Eric Limer, Popular Mechanics, "'Arrival' Is a Mind-Blowing Movie About One Long Conversation," 11 Nov. 2016 However, the amplifier mountings still needed to be worked on. Chris Lee, Ars Technica, "NASA’s EM-drive is a magnetic WTF-thruster," 21 May 2018 Without out-of-town tryouts (which are poorly used these days anyway) or pre-Broadway institutional mountings, opening a show cold on Broadway is dangerous. New York Times, "Loving and Hating the Broadway Season: Our Critics Could Have Argued All Night," 9 May 2018 The materials appear to show Iranian scientists conducting feasibility studies on the detonation of nuclear bombs and the mounting of warheads on Iran's largest missiles. Author: Joby Warrick, Anchorage Daily News, "Muzzled watchdog: How killing the nuclear deal could make it easier for Iran to pursue the bomb in secret," 8 May 2018 The materials appear to show Iranian scientists conducting feasibility studies on the detonation of nuclear bombs and the mounting of warheads on Iran’s largest missiles. Joby Warrick, Washington Post, "Muzzled watchdog: How killing the nuclear deal could make it easier for Iran to pursue the bomb in secret," 8 May 2018 Sheffield’s bat wiggle into the wicked speed of a most ferocious swing made him one of baseball’s most entertaining dong-crushers, wall mountings be damned. Patrick Sauer, GQ, "Gary Sheffield Talks About the Dwindling Number of Black Players in MLB and Kneeling for the National Anthem," 4 Oct. 2017 The Service Department plans on building a brick and sandstone base that will match the existing police and fire station mountings. John Benson, cleveland.com, "Bay Village and Board of Education agree on new $20,000 LED sign," 7 Aug. 2017 After the auction, the buyer painstakingly replaced every single diamond in the mounting, which was made in 1937. Emily Selter, Town & Country, "Jewelry from Doris Duke's Iconic Collection is Up for Auction," 14 Apr. 2017

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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

noun

English Language Learners Definition of mounting

: something on which something else is or can be attached

mounting

noun
mount·​ing | \ˈmau̇n-tiŋ \

Kids Definition of mounting

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

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