HyperDic: crest

English > 7 senses of the word crest:
NOUNlocationcrestthe top line of a hill, mountain, or wave
locationcrest, peak, crown, top, tip, summitthe top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)
artifactcrest, crownthe center of a cambered road
artifactcrest(heraldry) in medieval times, an emblem used to decorate a helmet
animalcresta showy growth of e.g. feathers or skin on the head of a bird or other animal
VERBstativecrest, caplie at the top of
motioncrestreach a high point
crest > pronunciation
Soundskreh'st
Rhymesabreast ... zest: 76 rhymes with ehst...
English > crest: 7 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningThe top line of a hill, mountain, or wave.
BroaderlineA spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent
Spanishcima, cresta, cumbre
Catalancarena, cresta
Verbscrestlie at the top of
English > crest: 7 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningThe top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill).
Synonymspeak, crown, top, tip, summit
Narrowerhilltop, browThe peak of a hill
mountain peakThe summit of a mountain
pinnacleA lofty peak
Broadertopographic point, place, spotA point located with respect to surface features of some region
Spanishcima, cresta, cumbre, cúspide, extremo superior, pico
Catalancimalada, cimal, cim, cresta, cúspide, pic
Verbscrestlie at the top of
English > crest: 7 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningThe center of a cambered road.
Synonymcrown
Part ofroad, routeAn open way (generally public) for travel or transportation / transportation
Broadertop, top side, upper side, upsideThe highest or uppermost side of anything
English > crest: 7 senses > noun 4, artifact
Meaning(heraldry) in medieval times, an emblem used to decorate a helmet.
CategoryheraldryThe study and classification of armorial bearings and the tracing of genealogies
Part ofcoat of arms, arms, blazon, blazonryThe official symbols of a family, state / state / state / state, etc.
Broaderemblemspecial design or visual object representing a quality, type, group, etc.
Spanishcimera
Catalancimera
English > crest: 7 senses > noun 5, animal
MeaningA showy growth of e.g. feathers or skin on the head of a bird or other animal.
Narrowercomb, cockscomb, coxcombThe fleshy red crest on the head of the domestic fowl and other gallinaceous birds
topknotshowy crest or knot of hair or feathers
tuftA bunch of feathers or hair
Broaderprocess, outgrowth, appendageA natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant
Spanishcresta
Catalancresta
English > crest: 7 senses > verb 1, stative
Meaninglie at the top of.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymcap
BroaderlieBe located or situated somewhere
Spanishcubrir
Catalancobrir
Nounscrestthe top line of a hill, mountain, or wave
crestthe top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)
English > crest: 7 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningreach a high point.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Example"The river crested last night"
Broadertop out, peakTo reach the highest point

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