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

Definition of mounting

Examples of mounting in a Sentence

a mounting for an engine a mounting for a diamond
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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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25 Apr 2022

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“Mounting.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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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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