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Meaning of "cresting" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CRESTING

cresting  [ˈkrɛstɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CRESTING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Cresting is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CRESTING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of cresting in the English dictionary

The definition of cresting in the dictionary is an ornamental ridge along the top of a roof, wall, etc. Other definition of cresting is a shaped decorative toprail or horizontal carved ornament surmounting a chair, mirror, etc.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CRESTING


arresting
əˈrɛstɪŋ
birds´-nesting
ˈbɜːdzˌnɛstɪŋ
broadcasting
ˈbrɔːdkɑːstɪŋ
casting
ˈkɑːstɪŋ
contrasting
kənˈtræstɪŋ
existing
ɪɡˈzɪstɪŋ
frosting
ˈfrɒstɪŋ
interesting
ˈɪntrɪstɪŋ
jesting
ˈdʒɛstɪŋ
lasting
ˈlɑːstɪŋ
listing
ˈlɪstɪŋ
nesting
ˈnɛstɪŋ
posting
ˈpəʊstɪŋ
questing
ˈkwɛstɪŋ
resting
ˈrɛstɪŋ
testing
ˈtestɪŋ
unprotesting
ˌʌnprəˈtɛstɪŋ
unresting
ʌnˈrɛstɪŋ
vesting
ˈvɛstɪŋ
westing
ˈwɛstɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CRESTING

cress
Cressent
cresset
Cressid
Cressida
Cressy
crest
cresta run
crestal
crested
crested dog´s-tail
crested screamer
crested tit
crestfallen
crestfallenly
crestfallenness
crestless
cresyl
cresylic
cresylic acid

WORDS THAT END LIKE CRESTING

accounting
blasting
boasting
bursting
costing
disgusting
dusting
everlasting
exhausting
fasting
harvesting
long-lasting
pasting
podcasting
pre-existing
roasting
tasting
trusting
twisting
wasting
wine tasting

Synonyms and antonyms of cresting in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «cresting» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CRESTING

Find out the translation of cresting to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of cresting from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «cresting» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

水浪
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

crestería
570 millions of speakers

English

cresting
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

cresting
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

نكست الاعلام
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

перехлестом
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

coroando
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

cresting
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

crête
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bersemangat
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Zwischenhoch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

cresting
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

cresting
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Cresting
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cresting
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

cresting
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

क्रस्टिंग
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

cresting
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cresting
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

cresting
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

перехльостом
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

trece la
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

cresting
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

cresting
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

cresting
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

cresting
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of cresting

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CRESTING»

The term «cresting» is normally little used and occupies the 115.616 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CRESTING» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about cresting

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CRESTING»

Discover the use of cresting in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to cresting and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Old-House Journal
Carlton G. Salmons Des Moines, Iowa BY THE 189OS, CRESTING — A ROOF ornament usuallv made of tile or metal — could be had in scores of stock, mass- produced designs. Sheet metal cresting was popular for ridges and hips because it ...
2
Old-House Journal
Related. Roofing. Elements. Roof. Cresting. Address Directory Of Companies Listed Old-House Emporium ^^ Century Of ... Ws too bad that cast-iron roof cresting rarely got the maintenance it needed, because ifs the ultimate Victorian ...
3
The Cresting Wave
Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.
Edwin Bateman Morris, 2012
4
Old-House Journal
To replace the iron roof cresting that some Victoriana- phobe tore off your roof, Robinson Iron offers a line of six stock crestings that are exact duplicates of originals. Or, if you know what yours actually looked like, Robinson can re-create it from ...
5
Industrial Metrology: Surfaces and Roundness
Yet another artefact that is utilised for assessment of angular offsets (arcuate uncertainty) produced by spherical stylus tips on roundness instruments is the so- called "cresting standard". "Cresting" is alignment of the stylus to the axis of rotation ...
Graham T. Smith, 2002
6
Climatological Data
Downstream at Naples, Texas, flooding continued until the 21st augmented by rains of about 1 inch during the first week of December and cresting on the 11th more than 4 feet over flood stage. Precipitation totals were near normal over the ...
7
Archeologie in Vlaanderen: Monografie
This was clearly observed on co-set l0cO1, where a platform with thick chalk cortex (A) was systematically prepared (tacetting), whereas the opposite plattorm (B), devoid of chalk cortex, was exploited without any adjustment. 4.5.2.2 Cresting \X ...
Instituut voor het Archeologisch Patrimonium (Zellik), 1994
8
Fuzzy Rule-Based Modeling with Applications to Geophysical, ...
Case 1 Combination method Defuzzification method Maximum Mean Median Minimum Cresting minimum 3.287 3.333 3.429 3.444 3.402 3.423 Maximum Cresting maximum 4.000 2.731 2.676 2.638 2.729 [3.5,4.5] Weighted sum Normed ...
Andras
9
Old-House Journal
THAT'S WHY it's such good news to learn that Robinson Iron is making iron cresting available once again. Robinson has five stock patterns on hand --and will custom- reproduce others on a special-order basis if there's a pattern you have to ...
10
Clovis Lithic Technology: Investigation of a Stratified ...
(figure 31a), cresting only along the proximal end (figure 31c), cresting only on the distal end (figure 31e—f), or cresting at both the proximal and distal ends, but alternating on either side of the central ridge (figure 31b). Twelve crested blades  ...
David L. Carlson, Charlotte D. Pevny, Thomas A. Jennings, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CRESTING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term cresting is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Sea-kayaking along Scotland's wild west coast: an adventure in the …
As we approach our final landing point, someone cries out and we spin to see a pod of porpoises cresting no more than 8 to 10 metres from us. «The Guardian, Jul 15»
2
Lake lovers catch a break: Algae bloom, high water levels subsiding …
Cresting 902 feet above sea level on Thursday, the lake had dropped nearly 3 feet by late Tuesday afternoon. While not a record high water ... «The Herald, Jul 15»
3
Video: Mike Cotty climbs France's highest road, the Col de la Bonette
... Millar led the race over the summit, and in 2008 John-Lee Augustyn took the Souvenir Henri Desgrange prize of €5,000 for cresting it first. «road.cc, Jul 15»
4
LIGHTSPEED Presents: "Crazy Rhythm" by Carrie Vaughn
Then you see a dozen of them cresting the hill, crushing wire, trees, blockades. Rolling clean over the trenches, and you can't see the men ... «io9, Jul 15»
5
Man, 19, admits causing deadly St. Louis-area wreck
Authorities say Kopecky was speeding and cresting a hill when his pickup truck crashed into two vehicles that had stopped to assist a driver ... «Beaumont Enterprise, Jul 15»
6
Vitter and Cassidy push for Federal Emergency Declaration for …
... Vitter and Representatives John Fleming and Ralph Abraham in questioning federal agencies on their inaccurate cresting predictions for the ... «Knoe.com, Jul 15»
7
The Pope Would Approve: Innovation At Loyola University Chicago …
... on the corner of Kenmore Avenue and Sheridan Avenue, the ecodome's curved glass facade looks a bit like a three-story tall cresting wave. «Chicago Inno, Jul 15»
8
Is the end near for the ATM?
Then there's the much-talked-about, almost-cresting mobile payments wave, which allows consumers to use their smartphones to pay for ... «Minnesota Public Radio News, Jul 15»
9
Hong Kong stocks close 1.03% lower
... with the China Enterprise Index losing 3.3 per cent on Tuesday - the gauge has lost more than 20 per cent since cresting at the end of May. «The Australian, Jul 15»
10
Halyard Health Is A Classic Spinoff Play
After cresting above $50 in early April, they have backed off over 15%, presenting a compelling long opportunity. We think the opportunity exists ... «Seeking Alpha, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Cresting [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/cresting>. May 2019 ».
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