crowning definition

  • verb:
    • provide participle of crown.
  • adjective:
    • Supreme; of a surpassing high quality or amount.
    • representing a level of this highest possible accomplishment or attainment
    • forming or providing a crown or summit
  • noun:
    • A coronation.
    • The act or service of investing with a crown or regal authority and dignity; coronation.
    • The tonsure regarding the clergy.
    • something which crowns, terminates, or finishes.
    • Something convex at the top: as, the crowning or top of a causeway; specifically, the bulge or enlarge during a band-pulley.
    • In fortification, a situation on the crest associated with glacis secured by the besiegers by way of the sap or else. It really is protected by a parapet, and puts the besiegers in a situation to become masters for the covered way.
    • In agriculture, the cutting off of the top, as of sugar-beets. See top, 12 .
  • others:
    • finishing; mastering; finishing.

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