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  4  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]: 
  Mounting  \Mount"ing\,  n. 
  1.  The  act  of  one  that  mounts. 
  2.  That  by  which  anything  is  prepared  for  use  or  set  off  to 
  advantage;  equipment;  embellishment;  setting;  as  the 
  mounting  of  a  sword  or  diamond. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Mounting  \Mount"ing\,  n.  (A["e]ronautics) 
  =  {Carriage}. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  an  event  that  involves  rising  to  a  higher  point  (as  in 
  altitude  or  temperature  or  intensity  etc.)  [syn:  {climb}, 
  2:  used  for  support  or  display 
  3:  deliberate  and  intentional  triggering  (of  trouble  or 
  discord)  [syn:  {fomentation},  {instigation}] 

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