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crests, plural;
  1. Reach the top of (something such as a hill or wave)
    • - she crested a hill and saw the valley spread out before her
  2. (of a river) Rise to its highest level
    • - the river was expected to crest at eight feet above flood stage
  3. (of a wave) Form a curling foamy top

  4. Have attached or affixed at the top
    • - his helmet was crested with a fan of spikes
Noun
  1. A comb or tuft of feathers, fur, or skin on the head of a bird or other animal

  2. A thing resembling such a tuft, esp. a plume of feathers on a helmet

  3. The top of something, esp. a mountain or hill
    • - she reached the crest of the hill
  4. The curling foamy top of a wave

  5. A ridge along the surface of a bone

  6. The upper line of the neck of a horse or other mammal

  7. A distinctive device borne above the shield of a coat of arms (originally as worn on a helmet), or separately reproduced, for example on writing paper or silverware, to represent a family or corporate body


  1. the top line of a hill, mountain, or wave
  2. cap: lie at the top of; "Snow capped the mountains"
  3. peak: 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"
  4. reach a high point; "The river crested last night"
  5. crown: the center of a cambered road
  6. (heraldry) in medieval times, an emblem used to decorate a helmet
  7. CRESTCo is the Central Securities Depository for the U.K., Republic of Ireland, Isle of Man and Jersey equities and UK gilts, named after its securities settlement system, CREST. The project has been launched in 1993, following the Taurus fiasco, and the company founded in 1996.
  8. Crest Audio, Inc is an American company that produces professional sound equipment, including audio mixers, power amplifiers, and loudspeakers. Crest Audio was acquired by Peavey Electronics in 1999 , and has since been based in Meridian, Mississippi. ...
  9. Crest were a noise pop band operating from Norwich in the United Kingdom in the late nineties. They consisted of core members Matt Leuw vocals/guitar, Ben Whittaker bass, James Leuw keyboard and Tim Early drums, later replaced by Dan Pritchard drums, but were often augmented by a variety of ...
  10. The crest is a prominent feature exhibited by several bird and dinosaur species on their heads. Fleshy crests are called cockscombs; this article discusses feather crests.
  11. Crest Animation Studios Ltd. (formerly Crest Communications) is an Indian animation studio. It was founded by Shyam Raja Ramanna in 1990 under the name Crest Communications and it first went public in 1995. In 2000, it acquired Rich Animation Studios in the United States.
  12. A crest is a component of an heraldic display, so called because it stands on top of a helmet, as the crest of a jay stands on the bird's head.
  13. (CRESTED) Cockscomb-like growth of leaves, stems or flowers. Other name -- cristate.
  14. (CReSTeD) Council for the Registration of Schools Teaching Dyslexic Pupils, a charity that assesses and certifies the quality of teaching for dyslexic pupils
  15. (Crested) A growth of feathers radiating from a central point on the head. One of two partners in a breeding pair.
  16. (Crested) Having an elevated ridge or appendage like the crest of a helmet.
  17. (Crested) Used to describe a Scottish tappit hen with a knop on the lid.
  18. (crested) with a terminal ridge or tuft.
  19. (Cresting) A decorative upright moulding on the top of a conservatory which also helps to stop the birds from sitting on the roof.
  20. (Cresting) Coloured bands applied to the arrow shaft used as identifying marks.
  21. (Cresting) The top line or surface of a structure.
  22. (cresting) A decorative rail, or a row of finials, or another feature at the top of a building, often along the ridge of the roof.
  23. (Cresting) A decorative top border, frequently perforated cast iron, on a roof or wall
  24. (Cresting) A horizontal ornamental element at the top of a parapet or roof ridge, usually made of metal or occasionally of terra cotta
  25. (Cresting) Carved ornament on top of furniture, i.e. a mirror frame or the top-rail of a chair, headboard or footboard of a bed or along the back-rail of a day-bed.