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Crest

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishCrestCrest trademark 🔊 🔊 a type of toothpaste sold in the US and the UK
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crestcrest1 /krest/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 TOPthe top or highest point of something such as a hill or a wavecrest of 🔊 It took us over an hour to reach the crest of the hill.2 SIGN/SYMBOLa special picture that is used as a sign of a family, town, school, or organizationcoat of armsschool/family crest3 HBBHBAa group of feathers that stick up on the top of a bird’s head 🔊 exotic birds with colourful crests4 PMADECORATEa decoration of long bright feathers that soldiers wore in the past on top of their hats5 be on/riding the crest of a wave
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crestBooker Washington, riding a crest of popularity, taunted Turner with statistics.The vast curling crest of the hurricane reared over them, and its face stretched from horizon to horizon.writing paper with the family crestAccompanying the expanded domain of r4 expression, neural crest cells migrating from this region also express r4 markers.the Pacific Crest TrailHere the way ran along the crest of a bank which skirted the Lake.Up Zion Hill and at the crest, Isaac was nowhere to be seen.Just beyond the crest they will tend to accumulate, for the effect of the wind is felt less here.There's a trail up there that follows the length of the crest.When I reached the crest of the hill, I turned to look back.In the distance we could see a small boat riding the crests of the waves.Beyond the harbour low waves formed, their crests as livid as sapphires.The night was clear, and arched up from the hills with a new moon rising over their crests.crest ofThe planes flew in over the crest of the mountain.school/family crestI think it's from a family crest.Note the family crest of a crown and an eight-pointed star, symbolizing their alleged descent from one of the three kings.The modelling of these moors - a reference to the family crest - repays study.
Related topics: Outdoor
crestcrest2 verb 🔊 🔊 [transitive]DLOTOP formal to reach the top of a hill or mountain 🔊 They crested a wooded hill shortly before sunset.
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crestCover and allow to rise until the dough has doubled in size or is cresting over the bread pans.This rising wave of Euro-skepticism has yet to crest.By afternoon, we had crested another ridge.The Colorado River crested at 7 feet above flood stage.The river is expected now to crest at 8.5 feet in Hillsboro tonight, the weather service reported.Officials now expect it to crest Friday at 17.5 feet.The Goose River at Hillsboro was expected to crest late today.Oslo likely will crest Monday near 31.5 feet.Here are other points of interest: The river at Halstad is expected to crest near 30 feet Saturday.
From Longman Business DictionaryCrestCrest /krest/ noun [uncountable] trademark FINANCE the name given to the London STOCK EXCHANGE's system of buying and selling stock, shares etc using computers
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CRESTCREST /krest/ noun FINANCE in Britain and Ireland, an electronic system of making payments when trading shares etc
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Verb table
crest
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theycrest
he, she, itcrests
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycrested
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave crested
he, she, ithas crested
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad crested
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill crest
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have crested
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