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crest

noun

1 crest

The top line of a hill, mountain, or wave.

Roget 878: dignity, self-respect, mens sibi conscia recti [Lat.] [Vergil]. pride; haughtiness etc. adj.; high notions, hauteur; vainglory, crest; arrogance etc. ... show more

Roget 550: indication; symbolism, symbolization; semiology, semiotics, semeiology, semeiotics; Zeitgeist.    [means of recognition: property] characteristic, diagnostic; lineament, feature, ... show more

Roget 253: sharpness etc. adj.; acuity, acumination; spinosity.    point, spike, spine, spicule [Biol.], spiculum; needle, hypodermic needle, tack, ... show more

Roget 256: roughness etc. adj.; tooth, grain, texture, ripple; asperity, rugosity, salebrosity, corrugation, nodosity; arborescence ... show more

Dutch: golfkam, golftop, kam



2 crest

The top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill).

synonyms: crown, peak, summit, tip, top.

Roget 210: summit, summity; top, peak, vertex, apex, zenith, pinnacle, acme, culmination, meridian, utmost height, ne plus utra, height, ... show more

Dutch: apex, bergtop, kruin, piek, top

3 crest

The center of a cambered road.

synonym: crown.

4 crest

heraldry In medieval times, an emblem used to decorate a helmet.

5 crest

A showy growth of e.g. feathers or skin on the head of a bird or other animal.

Dutch: bergkam, kuif, pluim
Polish: grzebieĊ„

verb

1 crest

Lie at the top of.

synonym: cap.

2 crest

Reach a high point.


Moby thesaurus: Vandyke edge, achievement, acme, alerion, amplitude, animal charge, annulet, antinode, apex, apogee, argent, armorial bearings, armory, arms, azure, badge, bandeau, bar, bar sinister, baton ... show more.

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