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Part of Speech: noun
Results: 31
1. A stroke on the top of the ball.
3. A child's toy, commonly in the form of a conoid or pear, made to spin on its point, usually by drawing off a string wound round its surface or stem, the motion being sometimes continued by means of a whip.
4. A plug, or conical block of wood, with longitudital grooves on its surface, in which the strands of the rope slide in the process of twisting.
5. The highest part of anything; the upper end, edge, or extremity; the upper side or surface; summit; apex; vertex; cover; lid; as, the top of a spire; the top of a house; the top of a mountain; the top of the ground.
6. The utmost degree; the acme; the summit.
7. The highest rank; the most honorable position; the utmost attainable place; as, to be at the top of one's class, or at the top of the school.
8. The chief person; the most prominent one.
9. The crown of the head, or the hair upon it; the head.
10. The head, or upper part, of a plant.
11. A platform surrounding the head of the lower mast and projecting on all sudes. It serves to spead the topmast rigging, thus strengheningthe mast, and also furnishes a convenient standing place for the men aloft.
12. A bundle or ball of slivers of comkbed wool, from which the noils, or dust, have been taken out.
13. Eve; verge; point.
15. Top- boots.
Part of Speech: verb
2. To rise aloft; to be eminent; to tower; as, lofty ridges and topping mountains.
3. To predominate; as, topping passions.
4. To excel; to rise above others.
5. To rise at one end, as a yard; - usually with up.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To cover with another dye; as, to top aniline black with methyl violet to prevent greening and crocking.
2. To put a stiffening piece or back on ( a saw blade).
4. To improve ( domestic animals, esp. sheep) by crossing certain individuals or breeds with other superior.
6. To rise above; to excel; to outgo; to surpass.
7. To rise to the top of; to go over the top of.
8. To take off the or upper part of; to crop.
10. To cover on the top; to tip; to cap; - chiefly used in the past participle.
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