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be topped by something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe topped by somethingbe topped by somethingON/ON TOP OFto have something on top The roof was topped by a chimney. a hill topped by pine trees top
Examples from the Corpus
be topped by somethingIt is topped by a cone.The High Altar is topped by a copper St Nicholas surrounded by putti.The light purple flanks of the fish are topped by a golden streak dappled with red and purple.His spare middle-aged frame is topped by a large head with sallow cheeks, thin lips, and receding chin.It is topped by a wind-blown crust that almost holds our weight as we descend.We were topped by ballerinas dressed as bumblebees.
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