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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

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

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

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

Some say Edward Snowden is a hero and a patriot. Others say he's a fool and a traitor. The evidence is mounting that the guy who leaked the details about the National Security Agency's Internet-eavesdropping program may be something more sinister - namely, a willing tool in China's ongoing cyberwar against our nation.
Arthur L. Herman

The increasing frequency of extreme weather events, droughts and floods is in line with what climate scientists have been predicting for decades - and evidence is mounting that what's happening is more severe than predicted, and will get far worse still if we fail to act.
David Suzuki
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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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