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Crown

Meanings and phrases

Crown

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the Crown (or the reigning monarch) as the symbol of the power and authority of a monarchy

crown

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the part of a tooth above the gum that is covered with enamel
  2. a wreath or garland worn on the head to signify victory
  3. an ornamental jeweled headdress signifying sovereignty; diadem
  4. the part of a hat (the vertex) that covers the crown of the head
  5. an English coin worth 5 shillings
  6. the upper branches and leaves of a tree or other plant; treetop
  7. (dentistry) dental appliance consisting of an artificial crown for a broken or decayed tooth; crownwork; jacket; jacket crown; cap
  8. the center of a cambered road; crest
  9. the top of the head; pate; poll
  10. the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill); peak; crest; top; tip; summit
  11. the award given to the champion; pennant

crown

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. invest with regal power; enthrone; coronate
  2. be the culminating event; top
  3. form the topmost part of
  4. put an enamel cover on

British Crown

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the symbol of the power of the British monarchy

Counsel to the Crown

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a barrister selected to serve as counsel to the British ruler

Crown Colony

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a British colony controlled by the British Crown, represented by a governor

Crown land

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. land that belongs to the Crown

Nero 's crown

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tropical shrub having glossy foliage and fragrant nocturnal flowers with crimped or wavy corollas; northern India to Thailand; crape jasmine; crepe jasmine; crepe gardenia; pinwheel flower; East Indian rosebay; Adam's apple; coffee rose; Tabernaemontana divaricate

crown beard

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any plant of the genus Verbesina having clustered white or yellow flower heads; crownbeard; crown-beard

crown daisy

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. shrubby annual of the Mediterranean region with yellowish-white flowers; Chrysanthemum coronarium

crown fire

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a forest fire that advances with great speed jumping from crown to crown ahead of the ground fire

crown gall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a bacterial disease of plants (especially pome and stone fruits and grapes and roses) which forms excrescences on the stem near the ground

crown glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a glass blown into a globe which is later flattened and spun to form a disk
  2. optical glass of low dispersion and low refractive index; optical crown; optical crown glass

crown imperial

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. Eurasian herb with a cluster of leaves and orange-red bell-shaped flowers at the top of the stem; Fritillaria imperialis

crown jewel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the most desirable assets of a corporation
  2. a precious stone that is a valuable part of a sovereign's regalia
E.g.
  • The movie is a crown jewel in Telugu cinema for two reasons.
  • This system is also used to line up the big crown jewel events.
  • The Human Genome Project was the crown jewel of 20th century biology.

crown jewels

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. regalia (jewelry and other paraphernalia) worn by a sovereign on state occasions
E.g.
  • At one point the king secretly and illegally sold crown jewels.
  • The crown jewels of the Kingdom of Hungary were moved to the Hofburg in Vienna.
  • The crown jewels were in fact captured in Mattsee, Austria on 4 May 1945 by the U.S. 86th Infantry Division.

crown lens

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a lens made of optical crown glass

crown monkey

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. Indian macaque with a bonnet-like tuft of hair; bonnet macaque; bonnet monkey; capped macaque; Macaca radiata

crown of thorns

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any affliction that causes great suffering; cross
  2. somewhat climbing bushy spurge of Madagascar having long woody spiny stems with few leaves and flowers with scarlet bracts; Christ thorn; Christ plant; Euphorbia milii
  3. a mock crown made of thorn branches that Roman soldiers placed on Jesus before the Crucifixion
E.g.
  • Before her are the crown of thorns and the nails.
  • The fifth and final lancet features Saint Louis who holds the crown of thorns.
  • Joseph of Arimathea stands above the group holding the crown of thorns and three nails.

crown prince

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a male heir apparent to a throne
E.g.
  • His son was made the Yuvraj (crown prince) in 2003.
  • He became the crown prince at the age of four.
  • Obito remained the crown prince, heir to the new empress.

crown princess

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the wife of a crown prince
  2. a female heir apparent to a throne
E.g.
  • He remained at Stuttgart for some years as Russian minister and confidential adviser of the crown princess.
  • Word soon reaches him of the presence of the crown princess Thorn, and he orders his men to put her to death.
  • Because the crown princess Sangramawijaya had renounced the throne, two of her younger half brothers were next in line of succession.

crown roast

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a roast of the rib section of lamb; rack of lamb

crown saw

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a saw having teeth around the edge of a hollow cylinder

crown vetch

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. European herb resembling vetch; naturalized in the eastern United States; having umbels of pink-and-white flowers and sharp-angled pods; axseed; Coronilla varia

crown wart

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a fungous disease of alfalfa which forms white excrescences at the base of the stem

golden crown beard

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. coarse greyish-green annual yellow-flowered herb; southwestern United States to Mexico; cowpen daisy; golden crownbeard; butter daisy; Verbesina encelioides; Ximenesia encelioides

half crown

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an English coin worth half a crown

jacket crown

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (dentistry) dental appliance consisting of an artificial crown for a broken or decayed tooth; crown; crownwork; jacket; cap

optical crown

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. optical glass of low dispersion and low refractive index; crown glass; optical crown glass

optical crown glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. optical glass of low dispersion and low refractive index; optical crown; crown glass

pinion and crown wheel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. gears that mesh at an angle; bevel gear; pinion and ring gear

triple crown

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (horse racing) a title won by a horse that can win the Kentucky Derby and the Belmont Stakes and the Preakness
  2. (baseball) an unofficial title won by a batter who leads the league in hitting average, runs batted in, and home runs
E.g.
  • With that trophy, they finished the season having won the triple crown.
  • With this triple crown the Hanlan Club disbanded, its mission accomplished.
  • He joined Johnny Petraglia and Billy Hardwick as the PBA's only career triple crown winners.

crown land

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1849, Küstenland became a separate crown land with a governor in Trieste.
  • In 1616 the manor was registered as crown land, but it later became privately owned.
  • The German word "Starostei" referred to the office or crown land district of a Starost.

royal crown

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • All the helmets made way for one royal crown.
  • Each corner of the flag had sewn into it a silver royal crown.
  • The cover depicted an upended royal crown and a broken scepter.

tournament to crown

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The show featured a tournament to crown the inaugural Pure Wrestling Champion, with A.J.
  • At the event, a tournament to crown the inaugural United Kingdom Champion was won by Tyler Bate.
  • It was the 82nd edition of the soccer tournament to crown the national champion of the United States.

crown lands

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Harris was a crown lands surveyor.
  • At the same time he was merciless in exploiting the crown lands he was entrusted as a starost.
  • The reserve troops were used to guard the palaces and crown lands, while the main bodyguard protected the king's person.

crown colony

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1940, the island of Jamaica was crown colony under British rule.
  • At the time it was a British crown colony, having lost dominion status.
  • In 1797, Trinidad became a British crown colony, with a French-speaking population.

imperial crown

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Wearing an octagonal imperial crown she is holding a sword and an olive branch.
  • The House of Habsburg held the imperial crown from 1438 until the death of Charles VI in 1740.
  • Then, in 1508, this was replaced with Maximilian's imperial crown when he was crowned Holy Roman Emperor.
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