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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.
References in classic literature ?
His wide mouth spread into an answering smile, and locking one of his intermediary arms in mine we turned and walked back toward his mount.
Korak gave an exclamation of astonishment and approval as Numa landed upon the pony's rump and at the same instant the girl swung free of her mount to the branches of a tree above her.
Frome did not even turn his head as we drove by, and still in silence we began to mount the next slope.
Toward noon of the following day we halted to rest our mounts and ourselves.
They begin to deepen; they pile story upon story; they mount upon each other; they gush forth at the top, like all laterally compressed growth, and there is a rivalry as to which shall thrust its head above its neighbors, for the sake of getting a little air.
There were, perhaps, a score of them in the party and as they galloped away on their tireless mounts they presented a picture at once savage and beautiful.
On my side I will clothe and feed you, furnish you with mounts and armor and weapons and a roof to sleep under, and fight for and with you with a sword arm which you know to be no mean protector.
No," she answered; "Ellen is afraid to mount the ladder.
Do let me advise you not to mount her," he said; "she is a charming creature, but she is too nervous for a lady.
When the people observed I was quiet, they discharged no more arrows; but, by the noise I heard, I knew their numbers increased; and about four yards from me, over against my right ear, I heard a knocking for above an hour, like that of people at work; when turning my head that way, as well as the pegs and strings would permit me, I saw a stage erected about a foot and a half from the ground, capable of holding four of the inhabitants, with two or three ladders to mount it: from whence one of them, who seemed to be a person of quality, made me a long speech, whereof I understood not one syllable.
Mount upon my back: I will take you to a woman who can direct you how to kill the Seven-headed Serpent.
There is an admirable foundation for a philosophic romance in the curious history of the early settlement of Mount Wollaston, or Merry Mount.