Crown Synonyms & Definitions

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• CrownDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) The vertex or top of an arch; -- applied generally to about one third of the curve, but in a pointed arch to the apex only.
  2. (n.) The rounding, or rounded part, of the deck from a level line.
  3. (n.) That part of an anchor where the arms are joined to the shank.
  4. (n.) To cover, decorate, or invest with a crown; hence, to invest with royal dignity and power.
  5. (n.) A royal headdress or cap of sovereignty, worn by emperors, kings, princes, etc.
  6. (n.) To effect a lodgment upon, as upon the crest of the glacis, or the summit of the breach.
  7. (n.) The area inclosed between two concentric perimeters.
  8. (n.) Anything which imparts beauty, splendor, honor, dignity, or finish.
  9. (n.) Highest state; acme; consummation; perfection.
  10. (n.) Same as Corona.
  11. (n.) An ornaments or decoration representing a crown; as, the paper is stamped with a crown.
  12. (n.) To cause to round upward; to make anything higher at the middle than at the edges, as the face of a machine pulley.
  13. (n.) The part of a hat above the brim.
  14. (n.) The dome of a furnace.
  15. (n.) The topmost part of anything; the summit.
  16. () of Crow
  17. (n.) A round spot shaved clean on the top of the head, as a mark of the clerical state; the tonsure.
  18. (n.) The person entitled to wear a regal or imperial crown; the sovereign; -- with the definite article.
  19. (n.) The topmost part of the head (see Illust. of Bird.); that part of the head from which the hair descends toward the sides and back; also, the head or brain.
  20. (n.) The bights formed by the several turns of a cable.
  21. (n.) The part of a tooth which projects above the gum; also, the top or grinding surface of a tooth.
  22. (n.) A coin stamped with the image of a crown; hence,a denomination of money; as, the English crown, a silver coin of the value of five shillings sterling, or a little more than $1.20; the Danish or Norwegian crown, a money of account, etc., worth nearly twenty-seven cents.
  23. (n.) The upper range of facets in a rose diamond.
  24. (n.) To form the topmost or finishing part of; to complete; to consummate; to perfect.
  25. () p. p. of Crow.
  26. (n.) Imperial or regal power or dominion; sovereignty.
  27. (n.) To bestow something upon as a mark of honor, dignity, or recompense; to adorn; to dignify.
  28. (n.) A size of writing paper. See under Paper.
  29. (n.) A wreath or garland, or any ornamental fillet encircling the head, especially as a reward of victory or mark of honorable distinction; hence, anything given on account of, or obtained by, faithful or successful effort; a reward.

• Crown wheelDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. () A wheel with cogs or teeth set at right angles to its plane; -- called also a contrate wheel or face wheel.

• Crown colonyDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. () A colony of the British Empire not having an elective magistracy or a parliament, but governed by a chief magistrate (called Governor) appointed by the Crown, with executive councilors nominated by him and not elected by the people.