Complete Definition of "crest"

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Pronunciation
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ɛst|-ɛst

Noun
crest

  1. A tuft, or other excrescence or natural ornament, growing on an animal's head; the comb of a cock; the swelling on the head of a serpent; the lengthened feathers of the crown or nape of bird, etc.
  2. The plume of feathers, or other decoration, worn on or displayed above a helmet; the distinctive ornament of a helmet, indicating the rank of the wearer.
  3. heraldry: A bearing worn, not upon the shield, but usually above it, or separately as an ornament for plate, liveries, and the like. It is a relic of the ancient cognizance. See Cognizance, 4.
  4. The upper curve of a horse's neck.
  5. The ridge or top of a wave.
  6. The summit of a hill or mountain ridge.
  7. The helm or head, as typical of a high spirit; pride; courage.
  8. The ornamental finishing which surmounts the ridge of a roof, canopy, etc.
  9. The top line of a slope or embankment.

Translations
trans-top|animal’s or bird’s tuft
Italian: cresta f
Korean: 볏 (byeos. -t)
Spanish: cresta f
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Swedish: kam
Vietnamese: mào
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trans-top|plume
Italian: cresta f
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Spanish: cresta f
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trans-top|bearing
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trans-top|horse's neck.
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trans-top|ridge or top of a wave
Italian: cresta f
Spanish: cresta f
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Swedish: kam, vågkam
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trans-top|summit
Italian: cresta f
Spanish: cornisa f
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Swedish: kam, bergskam
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trans-top|helm or head
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trans-top|ornamental finishing
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trans-top|top line
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Verb
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  1. Particularly with reference to waves, to reach a peak.

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