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Definition of Mounting


  1. of Mount
  2. The act of one that mounts.
  3. That by which anything is prepared for use, or set off to advantage; equipment; embellishment; setting; as, the mounting of a sword or diamond.
  4. = Carriage.

Mounting Quotations

Mounting a large rock, I was able to see a considerable body of the enemy moving by the flank in rear of their line engaged, and passing from the direction of the foot of Great Round Top through the valley toward the front of my left.
Joshua Chamberlain

We are also assisting the refugees who have fled across the border to Chad. As many of them have been subject to attacks by militia crossing from Sudan, UNHCR is mounting a major logistical operation to establish camps and transfer refugees away from the border zone.
Jan Egeland

I believed the only thing that could turn around this government spending and mounting debt would be if the people rose up.
Jim DeMint

When I became CEO of Xerox 10 years ago, the company's situation was dire. Debt was mounting, the stock sinking and bankers were calling. People urged me to declare bankruptcy, but I felt personally responsible for tens of thousands of employees.
Anne M. Mulcahy

The environmental effects of the automobile are well known: motor vehicles cause, for example, as much as 75 percent of the noise and 80 percent of the air pollution in our cities, and the industry must face mounting pressure from environmentalists.
Stewart Udall
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Mounting Translations

mounting in Dutch is montage, zetting
mounting in French is montant, monture, ajustage
mounting in Italian is montaggio
mounting in Portuguese is montagem
mounting in Spanish is montura, ajuste
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