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Noun: mounting  mawn-ting
  1. An event that involves rising to a higher point (as in altitude, temperature or intensity etc.)
    - climb, climbing
  2. Framework used for support or display
Verb: mount  mawnt
  1. Attach to a support
    "They mounted the aerator on a floating"
  2. Go up or advance
    "Sales were mounting after prices were lowered";
    - wax, climb, rise
  3. Fix onto a backing, setting, or support
    "mount slides for macroscopic analysis"
  4. Put up or launch
    "mount a campaign against pornography"
  5. Get up on the back of
    "mount a horse";
    - hop on, mount up, get on, jump on, climb on, bestride
  6. Go upward with gradual or continuous progress
    - climb, climb up, go up
  7. Prepare and supply with the necessary equipment for execution or performance
    "mount an attack"; "mount a play";
    - put on
  8. Copulate with
    "The bull was mounting the cow";
    - ride
  9. (computing) make a drive or device available for access (e.g. as part of the directory structure)

Derived forms: mountings

See also: alight

Type of: arise, ascension, ascent, attach, come up, copulate, couple, devise, fix, frame, framework, gear up, get up, go up, increase, initiate, lift, machinate, mate, move, move up, organise [Brit], organize, pair, pioneer, prepare, ready, rise, rising, set, set up, uprise

Encyclopedia: Mounting

Mount, James