n. An elevation of land, more or less isolated; a hill; a mountain: in this sense chiefly archaic or poetical, except before a proper name as the particular designation of some mountain or hill: as, Mount Etna; Mount Calvary.n. A mound; a bulwark or breastwork for attack or defense.n. In fortification, a cavalier. See cavalier, 5.n. In heraldry, a bearing which occupies the base of the shield in the form of a green field curved convexly upward, except when the summit of the escutcheon is occupied by a tree or tower, in which case the mount merely slopes toward this. It is not necessary to mention its color, which is always vert.n. In palmistry, a prominence or fleshy cushion in the palm of the hand.To rise from, or as from, a lower to a higher position; ascend; soar: with or without up.Specifically, to get on horseback: as, to mount and ride away.To amount; aggregate: often with up: as, the expenses mount up.To raise from, or as if from, a lower to a higher place; exalt; lift on high.To get upon; place or seat one's self upon, as that which is higher; ascend; reach; climb: as, to mount a horse; to mount a throne.To set on horseback; furnish with a horse or horses for riding: as, the groom mounted the lad on a pony; also, to seat in a coach or the like conveyance.To place in suitable position with adjustment of parts, so as to render available for use: as, to mount a cannon; to mount a loom.SpecificallyTo prepare for representation or exhibition by furnishing and accompanying with appropriate appurtenances and accessories, as a stage-play or other spectacle.To be equipped or furnished with; carry as equipment or armament: used specifically of anything that carries war material: as, the fort mounts fifty guns.To put in shape for examination or exhibition by means of necessary or ornamental supports or accessories; furnish, fit up, or set with necessary or appropriate appurtenances: as, to mount a picture or a map; to mount objects for microscopic observation; to mount a sword-blade; to mount a jewel.n. That upon which anything is mounted or fixed for use, and by which it is supported and held in place.n. The necessary frame, handle, or the like for any delicate object, as a fan.n. The paper, silk, or other material forming the surface of a fan.n. Apparatus for the adjustment and attachment of a cannon to its carriage.n. plural The metal ornaments serving as borders, edgings, etc., or apparently as guards to the angles and prominent parts, as in the decorative furniture of the eighteenth century in Europe.n. The glass slip, with accessories, used to preserve objects in suitable form for study with the microscope. The object is usually covered with very thin glass, in squares or circles, and, except in the so-called dry mounts, is immersed in a liquid (fluid mounts), such as Canada balsam, glycerin, etc.; a cell, as of varnish, is used in some cases.n. The means of mounting or of raising one's self on or as on horseback.n. A horse-block.n. A bicycle.n. A trumpet signal for mounting.