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crowns, plural;
  1. Ceremonially place a crown on the head of (someone) in order to invest them as a monarch
    • - he went to Rome to be crowned
    • - she was crowned queen in 1953
  2. Declare or acknowledge (someone) as the best, esp. at a sport
    • - he was crowned world champion last September
  3. (in checkers) Promote (a piece) to king by placing another on top of it

  4. Rest on or form the top of
    • - the distant knoll was crowned with trees
  5. Fit a crown to (a tooth)

  6. Hit on the head
    • - she contained the urge to crown him
  7. Be the triumphant culmination of (an effort or endeavor, esp. a prolonged one)
    • - years of struggle were crowned by a state visit to Paris
    • - the crowning moment of a worthy career
  8. (of a baby's head during labor) Fully appear in the vaginal opening prior to emerging

Noun
  1. A circular ornamental headdress worn by a monarch as a symbol of authority, usually made of or decorated with precious metals and jewels

  2. The reigning monarch, representing a country's government
    • - their loyalty to the Church came before their loyalty to the Crown
  3. The power or authority residing in the monarchy
    • - they claimed immunity on behalf of the Crown
  4. An ornament, emblem, or badge shaped like a crown

  5. A wreath of leaves or flowers, esp. that worn as an emblem of victory in ancient Greece or Rome

  6. An award or distinction gained by a victory or achievement, esp. in sports
    • - the world heavyweight crown
  7. The top or highest part of something
    • - the crown of the hill
  8. The top part of a person's head or a hat

  9. The part of a plant just above and below the ground from which the roots and shoots branch out

  10. The upper branching or spreading part of a tree or other plant

  11. The upper part of a cut gem, above the girdle

  12. The part of a tooth projecting from the gum

  13. An artificial replacement or covering for the upper part of a tooth

  14. The point of an anchor at which the arms reach the shaft

  15. A British coin with a face value of five shillings or 25 pence, now minted only for commemorative purposes

  16. A foreign coin with a name meaning ‘crown,’ esp. the krona or krone

  17. A paper size, now standardized at 384 × 504 mm

  18. A book size, now standardized at 186 × 123 mm

  19. A book size, now standardized at 246 × 189 mm


  1. the Crown (or the reigning monarch) as the symbol of the power and authority of a monarchy; "the colonies revolted against the Crown"
  2. invest with regal power; enthrone; "The prince was crowned in Westminster Abbey"
  3. the part of a tooth above the gum that is covered with enamel
  4. be the culminating event; "The speech crowned the meeting"
  5. form the topmost part of; "A weather vane crowns the building"
  6. a wreath or garland worn on the head to signify victory
  7. The Crown was an automobile manufactured in Detroit, Michigan by the Detroit Auto Vehicle Company from 1905 until 1907.
  8. The crown of a plant refers to the totality of the plant's aboveground parts, including stems, leaves, and reproductive structures. A plant canopy consists of one or more plant crowns growing in a given area.
  9. The crown, originally known as the "crown of the double rose", was an English coin introduced as part of King Henry VIII's monetary reform of 1526 with the value of 5 shillings.
  10. In playing cards, a suit is one of several categories into which the cards of a deck are divided. Most often, each card bears one of several symbols showing to which suit it belongs; the suit may alternatively or in addition be indicated by the color printed on the card. ...
  11. In the fictional Marvel Universe, The Crown is an affiliate of the Allies of Hydra, Dr. Andrea Janson, and Fortunato, also an enemy of Spider-Man, Hammerhead, S.H.O.C., and Morbius, the Living Vampire.
  12. A crown is a type of dental restoration which completely caps or encircles a tooth or dental implant. Crowns are often needed when a large cavity threatens the ongoing health of a tooth . They are typically bonded to the tooth using a dental cement. ...
  13. A reward of victory or a mark of honor; A royal, imperial or princely headdress; a diadem; 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 ...
  14. (Crowns) A crown is a permanent restoration that covers a tooth to strengthen and protect a decayed tooth from further fracture. A crown also may be used to support a large filling when there is little tooth remaining. ...
  15. (Crowns) (Gr. Stephana). A metal crown or wreath made of cloth in the shape of lemon blossoms, with which the priest “crowns” the newlyweds during the sacrament of Matrimony. ...
  16. (Crowns) An artificial “top” made of porcelain, composite, or metal that is cemented on top of damaged teeth.
  17. (Crowns) A crown is a cup, moulded in the shape of your tooth, which covers the tooth above the gum line. A crown is a good way to cover teeth that are discolored or badly shaped. It's also used to cover a dental implant. ...
  18. (Crowns) A term used to denote matchcovers from the Crown Match Co.
  19. (Crowns) Also called “caps,” crowns are natural looking covers that fit snugly over teeth to conceal cracked, badly discolored, injured, decayed, chipped or worn teeth. Crowns can be fabricated using 100% porcelain or a combination of a top layer of porcelain fused to a bottom layer of metal.
  20. (Crowns) Fixed over coating of a damaged tooth. Crowns are manufactured from various materials. They include all-metal crowns, veneer metal ceramic (VMK), zirconium oxide and the like.
  21. (Crowns) Used where walls and ceiling meet. Also used to cover large angles. Always sprung.
  22. (Crowns) When a large portion of the tooth needs to be removed, this treatment helps you recover your tooth’s function and appearance.
  23. (Crowns) When a tooth is fractured, has a large, old filling, or is severely damaged by decay, your dentist may recommend the placement of a crown. Crowns strengthen and protect the remaining tooth structure and can improve the appearance of your smile. ...
  24. (Crowns) a useful guide to identifying and dating badges
  25. (Crowns) artificial teeth made of gold, porcelain, alloys or a combination of these compounds