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Noun: crest  krest
  1. The top line of a hill, mountain, or wave
     
  2. The highest or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)
    "the view from the crest was magnificent";
    - peak, crown, top, tip, summit
     
  3. The centre of a cambered road
    - crown
     
  4. (heraldry) in medieval times, an emblem used to decorate a helmet
     
  5. A showy growth of e.g. feathers or skin on the head of a bird or other animal
Verb: crest  krest
  1. Lie at the top of
    "Snow crested the mountains";
    - cap
     
  2. Reach a high point
    "The river crested last night"

Derived forms: crests, cresting, crested

Type of: appendage, emblem, lie, line, outgrowth, peak, place, process, spot, top, top out, top side, topographic point, upper side, upside

Part of: arms, blazon, blazonry, coat of arms, road, route

Encyclopedia: Crest, Drôme