Associations to the word «Crown»


CROWN, noun. A royal, imperial or princely headdress; a diadem.
CROWN, noun. (heraldry) A representation of such a headdress, as in heraldry; it may even be that only the image exists, no physical crown, as in the case of the kingdom of Belgium; by analogy such crowns can be awarded to moral persons that don't even have a head, as the mural crown for cities in heraldry
CROWN, noun. A wreath or band for the head, especially one given as reward of victory or a mark of honor.
CROWN, noun. (by extension) Any reward of victory or a mark of honor.
CROWN, noun. Imperial or regal power, or those who wield it.
CROWN, noun. The sovereign (in a monarchy), as head of state.
CROWN, noun. (by extension) (especially in legal) The state, the government (headed by a monarch).
CROWN, noun. The topmost part of the head.
CROWN, noun. The highest part of a hill.
CROWN, noun. The top section of a hat, above the brim.
CROWN, noun. The raised centre of a road.
CROWN, noun. The highest part of an arch.
CROWN, noun. Splendor; culmination; acme.
CROWN, noun. Any currency (originally) issued by the crown (regal power) and often bearing a crown (headdress); (translation) various currencies known by similar names in their native languages, such as the koruna, kruna, krone
CROWN, noun. (historical) Particularly, a former pre-decimalization British coin worth five shillings.
CROWN, noun. (botany) The part of a plant where the root and stem meet.
CROWN, noun. (forestry) The top of a tree.
CROWN, noun. (anatomy) The part of a tooth above the gums.
CROWN, noun. (dentistry) A prosthetic covering for a tooth.
CROWN, noun. (nautical) A knot formed in the end of a rope by tucking in the strands to prevent them from unravelling
CROWN, noun. (nautical) The part of an anchor where the arms and the shank meet
CROWN, noun. (nautical) The rounding, or rounded part, of the deck from a level line.
CROWN, noun. (nautical) (in the plural) The bights formed by the turns of a cable.
CROWN, noun. (paper) A standard size of printing paper measuring 20 inches x 15 inches.
CROWN, noun. (chemistry) A monocyclic ligand having three or more binding sites, capable of holding a guest in a central location
CROWN, noun. (medical) During childbirth, the appearance of the baby's head from the mother's vagina
CROWN, noun. (firearms) A rounding or smoothing of the barrel opening
CROWN, noun. The upper range of facets in a rose diamond.
CROWN, noun. The dome of a furnace.
CROWN, noun. (geometry) The area enclosed between two concentric perimeters.
CROWN, noun. (religion) A round spot shaved clean on the top of the head, as a mark of the clerical state; the tonsure.
CROWN, noun. A whole turkey with the legs and wings removed to produce a joint of white meat.
CROWN, noun. (African-American colloquialism) A formal hat worn by women to Sunday church services; elliptical for church crown.
CROWN, adjective. Of, related to, or pertaining to a crown.
CROWN, adjective. Of, related to, pertaining to the top of a tree or trees.
CROWN, verb. To place a crown on the head of.
CROWN, verb. To formally declare (someone) a king, queen, emperor, etc.
CROWN, verb. To bestow something upon as a mark of honour, dignity, or recompense; to adorn; to dignify.
CROWN, verb. To form the topmost or finishing part of; to complete; to consummate; to perfect.
CROWN, verb. To declare (someone) a winner.
CROWN, verb. (medicine) Of a baby, during the birthing process; for the surface of the baby's head to appear in the vaginal opening.
CROWN, verb. (transitive) To cause to round upward; to make anything higher at the middle than at the edges, such as the face of a machine pulley.
CROWN, verb. To hit on the head.
CROWN, verb. (video games) To shoot an opponent in the back of the head with a shotgun in a first-person shooter video game.
CROWN, verb. (board games) In checkers, to stack two checkers to indicate that the piece has become a king.
CROWN, verb. (firearms) To widen the opening of the barrel.
CROWN, verb. (military) To effect a lodgment upon, as upon the crest of the glacis, or the summit of the breach.
CROWN, verb. (nautical) To lay the ends of the strands of (a knot) over and under each other.
CROWN, verb. (obsolete) past participle of crow
CROWN, proper noun. (government) The sovereign, in a monarchic country.
CROWN, proper noun. (government) The government, in a monarchic country.
CROWN, proper noun. (Canada) (legal) A Crown attorney.
CROWN ANTLER, noun. The topmost branch or tine of an antler.
CROWN ANTLER, noun. An antler having a cup-like top, with tines springing from the rim.
CROWN ATTORNEY, noun. (Canada) (legal) An attorney who represents the federal or provincial government in a court of law.
CROWN ATTORNEYS, noun. Plural of Crown attorney
CROWN BAR, noun. One of the bars which support the crown sheet of a steam-boiler furnace.
CROWN CACTUS, noun. (botany) Any plant of the cactus genus Rebutia, with big colorful flowers and native to South America.
CROWN CAP, noun. A type of bottle cap made by pressing a circular piece of metal around the top of the bottle.
CROWN COLONIES, noun. Plural of crown colony
CROWN COLONY, noun. (historical) A British colony ruled by a governor appointed by the monarch.
CROWN CORK, noun. A crown cap.
CROWN CORPORATION, noun. (business) a corporation that is owned or controlled by the government, in a region where the sovereign is a monarch.
CROWN CORPORATION, noun. Alternative form of crown corporation
CROWN CORPORATIONS, noun. Plural of crown corporation
CROWN CORPORATIONS, noun. Plural of Crown corporation
CROWN ESTATE, proper noun. A UK public body that manages a portfolio of property owned by the monarch in right of Crown
CROWN ETHER, noun. (chemistry) any of a class of macrocyclic compounds containing repeat units of -CH2CH2O-
CROWN ETHER, noun. (chemistry) any similar compound containing atoms of nitrogen, sulphur, phosphorus or silicon instead of, or as well as, oxygen
CROWN FIRE, noun. Fire in the tops of the trees.
CROWN FLOWER, noun. A large shrub, Calotropis gigantea, growing up to 4 meters tall, with clusters of waxy flowers that are either white or lavender in color.
CROWN GALL, noun. A disease of plants caused by infection of soil bacteria of the genus Agrobacterium
CROWN GLASS, noun. A variety of glass, used for making the finest plate or window glass, and consisting essentially of silicate of soda or potash and lime, with no admixture of lead.
CROWN GOLD, noun. A 22-carat gold alloy, introduced in England for gold crown coin manufacture in 1526.
CROWN GRAFTING, noun. A method of grafting which the alburnum and inner bark are separated, and between them is inserted the lower end of the scion cut slantwise.
CROWN GREEN, noun. The playing area used in crown green bowls; normally about 40 yards square that rises to a "crown" in the middle about 1 foot above the edges
CROWN GREEN BOWLS, noun. (sports) A form of bowls, played on a slightly humped, square, grass green, in which two players each play two biased bowls, either along the edges, or diagonally over the crown; it is especially popular in the north of England
CROWN GROUP, noun. (phylogenetics) The living representatives of a collection of species, together with their ancestors back to their most recent common ancestor as well as all of that ancestor's descendants.
CROWN GROUPS, noun. Plural of crown group
CROWN IMMUNITIES, noun. Plural of crown immunity
CROWN IMMUNITY, noun. (legal) A legal doctrine by which the royal sovereign or royally governed state cannot commit a legal wrong and is immune from civil suit or criminal prosecution.
CROWN IMPERIAL, noun. Fritillaria imperialis, a plant of the lily family.
CROWN JEWEL, noun. A prized possession or asset.
CROWN JEWEL, noun. A valuable part of a company, especially one that is sought by another in a hostile takeover.
CROWN JEWELS, proper noun. The historic royal regalia of a state; those of the United Kingdom (the orb, sceptre, swords and crowns etc) are held in the Tower of London
CROWN JEWELS, noun. Plural of crown jewel
CROWN JEWELS, noun. (literally) the jewelry that accompany the office of rulership in a monarchy. I.e., crown, scepter, signet ring, etc.
CROWN JEWELS, noun. (idiomatic) The male genitalia
CROWN LAND, noun. (UK) (Canada) (Australia) (New Zealand) In Britain and some Commonwealth countries, land that is owned by the state, nominally titled to the reigning King or Queen of England, and whose use and disposition is controlled by a government within that Commonwealth country or by an official representative of the monarch.
CROWN LAND, noun. Alternative form of Crown land
CROWN MAMMAL, noun. Any mammal that has molars in its dentition; this includes all modern monotremes, marsupials and placentals
CROWN MOLDING, noun. (finish carpentry) (interior decorating) A molding at the edge of a room between ceiling and wall.
CROWN MOLDINGS, noun. Plural of crown molding
CROWN OF ABERRATION, noun. (astronomy) A spurious circle around the true circle of the Sun.
CROWN OF THORNS, noun. (Christianity) The crown made of a thorny plant that Christ was forced to wear before his Crucifixion, in mocking reference to his alleged status as ‘king of the Jews’, or a representation of this. [from 10th c.]
CROWN OF THORNS, noun. A spiny Mediterranean tree, Ziziphus spina-christi. [from 19th c.]
CROWN OF THORNS, noun. A spiny spurge, Euphorbia milii, native to Madagascar. [from 19th c.]
CROWN OF THORNS, noun. A large starfish with venemous spines, Acanthaster planci. [from 20th c.]
CROWN PRINCE, noun. A person designated and raised to become the next king.
CROWN PRINCE, noun. A person designated and raised to become the next emperor.
CROWN PRINCE, noun. A person expected to inherit or take over an enterprise or undertaking once its current manager retires or dies.
CROWN PRINCES, noun. Plural of crown prince
CROWN PRINCESS, noun. The heiress apparent to the throne in a royal or imperial monarchy
CROWN PRINCESSES, noun. Plural of crown princess
CROWN PROSECUTOR, noun. (British) (Canadian) (Australian) (legal) The state prosecutor; the legal party responsible for presenting the case against an individual in a criminal trial.
CROWN PROSECUTOR, noun. Alternative form of Crown prosecutor
CROWN PROSECUTORS, noun. Plural of Crown prosecutor
CROWN PROSECUTORS, noun. Plural of crown prosecutor
CROWN SAW, noun. A saw in the form of a hollow cylinder with teeth on the end or edge, operated by rotation.
CROWN SAWS, noun. Plural of crown saw
CROWN SCAB, noun. A cancerous sore formed round the corners of a horse's hoof.
CROWN SHEET, noun. The flat plate which forms the top of the furnace or firebox of an internally fired steam boiler.
CROWN SHEETS, noun. Plural of crown sheet
CROWN VIC, noun. (US) A Ford Crown Victoria motor car
CROWN WARD, noun. (Canada) A child or youth who has been placed in foster care without access to his or her natural family for the purpose of adoption
CROWN WARDS, noun. Plural of crown ward
CROWN WHEEL, noun. In watchmaking, an object of circular shape with contrate teeth, which meshes with the winding pinion and with the ratchet-wheel on the barrel-arbor used to wind-up the watch, respectively, to set the time.

Dictionary definition

CROWN, noun. The Crown (or the reigning monarch) as the symbol of the power and authority of a monarchy; "the colonies revolted against the Crown".
CROWN, noun. The part of a tooth above the gum that is covered with enamel.
CROWN, noun. A wreath or garland worn on the head to signify victory.
CROWN, noun. An ornamental jeweled headdress signifying sovereignty.
CROWN, noun. The part of a hat (the vertex) that covers the crown of the head.
CROWN, noun. An English coin worth 5 shillings.
CROWN, noun. The upper branches and leaves of a tree or other plant.
CROWN, noun. The top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill); "the view from the peak was magnificent"; "they clambered to the tip of Monadnock"; "the region is a few molecules wide at the summit".
CROWN, noun. The award given to the champion.
CROWN, noun. The top of the head.
CROWN, noun. (dentistry) dental appliance consisting of an artificial crown for a broken or decayed tooth; "tomorrow my dentist will fit me for a crown".
CROWN, noun. The center of a cambered road.
CROWN, verb. Invest with regal power; enthrone; "The prince was crowned in Westminster Abbey".
CROWN, verb. Be the culminating event; "The speech crowned the meeting".
CROWN, verb. Form the topmost part of; "A weather vane crowns the building".
CROWN, verb. Put an enamel cover on; "crown my teeth".

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