"crest" in the noun sense
the top line of a hill, mountain, or wave
2. peak, crown, crest, top, tip, summit
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"
3. crown, crest
the center of a cambered road
heraldry) in medieval times, an emblem used to decorate a helmet
a showy growth of e.g. feathers or skin on the head of a bird or other animal
"crest" in the verb sense
1. cap, crest
lie at the top of
"Snow capped the mountains"
reach a high point
"The river crested last night"
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