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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Mount  \Mount\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Mounted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Mounting}.]  [OE.  mounten,  monten,  F.  monter,  fr  L.  mons, 
  montis,  mountain.  See  {Mount},  n.  (above).] 
  1.  To  rise  on  high;  to  go  up  to  be  upraised  or  uplifted;  to 
  tower  aloft;  to  ascend;  --  often  with  up 
  Though  Babylon  should  mount  up  to  heaven.  --Jer.  li 
  The  fire  of  trees  and  houses  mounts  on  high. 
  2.  To  get  up  on  anything  as  a  platform  or  scaffold; 
  especially,  to  seat  one's  self  on  a  horse  for  riding. 
  3.  To  attain  in  value;  to  amount. 
  Bring  then  these  blessings  to  a  strict  account,  Make 
  fair  deductions,  see  to  what  they  mount.  --Pope. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Mounted  \Mount"ed\,  a. 
  1.  Seated  or  serving  on  horseback  or  similarly;  as  mounted 
  police;  mounted  infantry. 
  2.  Placed  on  a  suitable  support,  or  fixed  in  a  setting;  as  a 
  mounted  gun;  a  mounted  map;  a  mounted  gem. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  on  horseback  or  provided  with  horses;  "mounted  police"  [ant: 
  2:  assembled  for  use  especially  by  being  attached  to  a  support 
  3:  decorated  with  applied  ornamentation;  often  used  in 
  combination;  "the  trim  brass-mounted  carbine  of  the 
  ranger"-  F.V.W.Mason 

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