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mount

 [mownt]
to prepare specimens and slides for study.

mount

(mownt),
1. To prepare for microscopic examination.
2. To climb on for purposes of copulation.
3. To organize and present, as a fever, an immunologic response.

mount

(mount)
1. to fix in or on a support.
2. a support on which something may be fixed.
3. to prepare specimens and slides for study.
4. a specimen or slide for study.

mount

(mount)
v. mounted, mounting, mounts
v.tr.
1. To place oneself upon; get up on: mount a horse; mount a platform.
2. To climb onto (a female) for copulation. Used of male animals.
v.intr.
To increase in amount, extent, or intensity: Costs are mounting up. Fear quickly mounted.
n.
The act or manner of mounting.

mount′a·ble adj.
mount′er n.
The penovaginal component of sexual intercourse; in humans, either sex may mount; in most animals, the female presents, the male mounts

mount

Coitus Sexology The penovaginal part of sexual intercourse; in humans, either sex may mount; in most other animals, the ♀ presents, the ♂ mounts. See Coitus, Copulation, Intercourse.

mount

(mownt)
1. To prepare for microscopic examination.
2. To climb on for purposes of copulation.

mount

Device (usually in metal or plastic) which holds the ophthalmic lenses before the eyes in rimless spectacles or in spectacles with rims, but which do not surround the lenses, the latter being held by holes, slots or grooves in their periphery. Syn. mounting.

mount

1. to prepare specimens and slides for study.
2. a preparatory step to mating in animals.
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The Nature Of The Services To Be Provided Under The Action Of Insertion Is As Follows: - Preparatory Work Of Mowing, Brush Cutting; - Mounting Guard Timber Body; - Tag On Painting; - Siting Of Signage For Marking Paths
Eventually the Home Guard was provided with somewhat better weapons, and in 1941 they were given the honour of mounting guard at Buckingham Palace.
200 YEARS AGO: The roads in the neighbourhood of Maidenhead, having for some time past been so much infested with highwaymen, that it became dangerous to travel in the evening, the cavalry of that town came to the laudable resolution of mounting guard in rotation, and of patrolling the roads the greater part of the night where these villains haunted, since which there has not been a robbery committed.