noun Date: circa 1558 the summit of a mountain

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  • mountaintop — [mount′ ntäp΄, moun′təntäp΄] n. the top of a mountain …   English World dictionary

  • mountaintop — UK [ˈmaʊntɪnˌtɒp] / US [ˈmaʊnt(ə)nˌtɑp] noun [countable] Word forms mountaintop : singular mountaintop plural mountaintops the area at the top of a mountain …   English dictionary

  • mountaintop — /mown tn top /, n. 1. the top or summit of a mountain. adj. 2. situated at the top or summit of a mountain: a mountaintop house. [1585 95; MOUNTAIN + TOP1] * * * …   Universalium

  • mountaintop —    A geomorphic component of mountains consisting of the uppermost, comparatively level or gently sloped area of mountains, characterized by relatively short, simple slopes composed of bare rock, residuum, or short transport colluvial sediments.… …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • mountaintop — 1. noun The summit of a mountain. 2. adjective Situated or occurring on the summit of a mountain …   Wiktionary

  • mountaintop — Synonyms and related words: acme, apex, apogee, brow, cap, climax, cloud nine, crest, crown, culmen, culmination, edge, extreme limit, extremity, heaven, heavens, height, high noon, highest pitch, highest point, hilltop, knoll, limit, lofty peak …   Moby Thesaurus

  • mountaintop — moun|tain|top [ˈmauntıntɔp US ˈmauntənta:p] n the top part of a mountain …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • mountaintop — moun|tain|top [ mauntn,tap ] noun count the area at the top of a mountain …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • mountaintop — maÊŠntntÉ‘p / tɪntÉ’p n. mountain peak, summit …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mountaintop — noun (C) the top part of a mountain …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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