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

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La Jarvis considered his mounting bills and his young family, and signed the agreement, dating it Jan. 11, 2019. Michael Rezendes, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Milwaukee Franciscan leader paid off Mississippi men in friar's sex abuse," 27 Aug. 2019 La Jarvis considered his mounting bills, his young family and, with his wife’s consent, signed the agreement, dating it Jan. 11, 2019. NBC News, "Catholic church settles sex abuse case with Southern black man," 27 Aug. 2019 Lawmakers are just starting to grapple with the ways video manipulation could exacerbate disinformation online as there a mounting fears about how deepfakes could be abused ahead of the 2020 election. Cat Zakrzewski, Washington Post, "The Technology 202: New video editing technology raises disinformation worries," 10 June 2019 Instead of a traditional mounting system, the Signature OLED is designed to be attached to your wall with a few magnets. Eric Limer, Popular Mechanics, "Look At How Stupidly Thin LG's New 4K OLED TV Is," 5 Jan. 2017 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

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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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English Language Learners Definition of mounting

: something on which something else is or can be attached


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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concealment of treason or felony

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