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noun 
  1. (context, Printing): the edge of the paper that remains blank
  2. (context, Finance): the yield or profit; the selling price minus the cost
  3. a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits, as a margin of error
     
mint Tweet Definition of mint Like Definition of mint on Facebook
noun 
  1. A building or institution where money (originally, only coins) is produced under government licence.
  2. (context, informal) A large amount of money.
That house is worth a mint
It must have cost a mint to produce!
verb 
  1. (transitive) To reproduce (coins), usually en masse, under licence.
adjective 
  1. Of condition, as new.
in mint condition.
  1. (context, numismatics) In near-perfect condition; uncirculated.
  2. (context, philately) unused, Unused with original gum; as issued originally.
  3. (slang) Very good.
that's mint
     
mount Tweet Definition of mount Like Definition of mount on Facebook
noun 
  1. A mountain, as in Mount Everest
  2. A horse used to ride on, unlike a draught horse
The rider climbed onto his .
  1. The number of riders in a cavalry unit or division
The General said he has 2,000 mounts.
verb 
  1. To go up; climb; ascend: to mount stairs.
    • Antonym: dismount
      The rider mounted his horse.
      1. To attach an object to a support, as to mount a mailbox on a post
    • Antonym: demount
      1. (computing) To attach a drive or device to the directory structure in order to make it available to the operating system.
    • Antonyms: usually unmount, sometimes dismount, rarely demount
      1. To get on top of an animal to mate.
      2. (slang) to have sexual intercourse with someone, something.
    • Synonyms - see WikiSaurus:sexual intercourse
      1. To begin a military assault
      The General gave the order to the attack.
     

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