mountain definition

  • noun:
    • a normal height regarding the planet's surface having substantial size, usually steep sides, and a height greater than that of a hill.
    • a big heap: a mountain of washing.
    • a massive quantity: a mountain of difficulty.
    • a sizable size of earth and stone, increasing above the common level of the earth or adjacent land, usually provided by geographers as above 1000 foot in height (or 304.8 metres), though these types of masses may remain called mountains when comparing to larger hills.
    • a lot.
    • an arduous task or challenge.
    • a big mass of planet and stone, rising over the common amount of our planet or adjacent land; planet and rock-forming an isolated peak or a ridge; an eminence more than a hill; a mount.
    • an assortment, string, or number of these types of elevations.
    • A mountainlike mass; something of great volume; a large volume.
    • An elevation of land of substantial dimensions increasing just about suddenly over the surrounding or adjacent region.
    • One thing resembling a mountain in being big; something of extraordinary magnitude; a fantastic heap: as, a mountain of trash.
    • A wine made from grapes grown on high ground. See II., 2.
    • a land size that jobs well above its environments; greater than a hill
    • (often followed by `of') a significant number or amount or level
  • adjective:
    • Of or with respect to a mountain or hills; developing or residing on a mountain; found on or unusual to mountains; among hills
    • Like a mountain; mountainous; vast; really great.
  • others:
    • Of or pertaining to mountains; available on mountains; developing or residing on a mountain: as, mountain environment; mountain pines; hill goats.
    • Produced from vines growing on the mountains of a mountain, a hill, or any high floor: as, mountain wine.
    • Like a mountain in size; vast; mighty.

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