Definition Of mount


a backing or setting on which a photograph, gem, or work of art is set for display.

These are fourteen-by-seventeen-inch platinum prints, each in art deco mounts and signed by Curtis.

a horse being ridden or that is available for riding.

he hung onto his mount's bridle

a mountain or hill (archaic except in place names).

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a support for a gun, camera, or similar piece of equipment.

Jonah rigged up a narrow plywood sheet with screws threaded in at various points; it's now our camera mount and steadicam in one.

climb up (stairs, a hill, or other rising surface).

he mounted the steps to the front door

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Example Of mount

  • a mount for a pair of binoculars

  • a decorated photograph mount

  • As disposable nappies mount up in landfill sites, and new research questions their suitability for babies in the first place, Rob Edwards considers the alternatives.

  • As they drew closer, he could see the rider huddled over the neck of his mount .

  • But as we have demonstrated we will mount checks in the outer areas.

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