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brilliant-cut gemstone

crown

 (kroun)
n.
1. An ornamental circlet or head covering, often made of precious metal set with jewels and worn as a symbol of sovereignty.
2. often Crown
a. The power, position, or empire of a monarch or of a state governed by constitutional monarchy.
b. The monarch as head of state.
3. A distinction or reward for achievement, especially a title signifying championship in a sport.
4. Something resembling a diadem in shape.
5.
a. A coin stamped with a crown or crowned head on one side.
b. Abbr. cr. A silver coin formerly used in Great Britain and worth five shillings.
c. Any one of several coins, such as the koruna, the krona, or the krone, having a name that means "crown."
6.
a. The top or highest part of the head.
b. The head itself.
7. The top or upper part of a hat.
8. The highest point or summit.
9. The highest, primary, or most valuable part, attribute, or state: considered the rare Turkish stamp the crown of their collection.
10. Dentistry
a. The part of a tooth that is covered by enamel and projects beyond the gum line.
b. An artificial substitute for the natural crown of a tooth.
11. Nautical The lowest part of an anchor, where the arms are joined to the shank.
12. Architecture The highest portion of an arch, including the keystone.
13. Botany
a. The upper part of a tree, which includes the branches and leaves.
b. The part of a plant, usually at ground level, where the stem and roots merge.
c. The persistent, mostly underground base of a perennial herb.
d. See corona.
14. The crest of an animal, especially of a bird.
15. The portion of a cut gem above the girdle.
v. crowned, crown·ing, crowns
v.tr.
1. To put a crown or garland on the head of.
2. To invest with regal power; enthrone.
3. To confer honor, dignity, or reward upon.
4. To surmount or be the highest part of.
5. To form the crown, top, or chief ornament of.
6. To bring to completion or successful conclusion; consummate: crowned the event with a lavish reception.
7. Dentistry To put a crown on (a tooth).
8. Games To make (a piece in checkers that has reached the last row) into a king by placing another piece upon it.
9. Informal To hit on the head.
v.intr.
To reach a stage in labor when a large segment of the fetal scalp is visible at the vaginal orifice. Used of a fetus.

[Middle English crowne, from Anglo-Norman coroune, from Latin corōna, wreath, garland, crown, from Greek korōnē, anything curved, kind of crown, from korōnos, curved; see sker- in Indo-European roots.]

crown

(kraʊn)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) an ornamental headdress denoting sovereignty, usually made of gold embedded with precious stones
2. (Clothing & Fashion) a wreath or garland for the head, awarded as a sign of victory, success, honour, etc
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (sometimes capital) monarchy or kingship
4. an award, distinction, or title, given as an honour to reward merit, victory, etc
5. (Heraldry) anything resembling or symbolizing a crown, such as a sergeant major's badge or a heraldic bearing
6. (Currencies)
a. history a coin worth 25 pence (five shillings)
b. any of several continental coins, such as the krona or krone, with a name meaning crown
7. the top or summit of something, esp of a rounded object: crown of a hill; crown of the head.
8. (Human Geography) the centre part of a road, esp when it is cambered
9. (Botany) botany
a. the leaves and upper branches of a tree
b. the junction of root and stem, usually at the level of the ground
c. another name for corona6
10. (Zoology) zoology
a. the cup and arms of a crinoid, as distinct from the stem
b. the crest of a bird
11. the outstanding quality, achievement, state, etc: the crown of his achievements.
12. (Dentistry)
a. the enamel-covered part of a tooth above the gum
b. artificial crown a substitute crown, usually of gold, porcelain, or acrylic resin, fitted over a decayed or broken tooth
13. (Jewellery) the part of a cut gem above the girdle
14. (Horology) horology a knurled knob for winding a watch
15. (Nautical Terms) the part of an anchor where the arms are joined to the shank
16. (Architecture) the highest part of an arch or vault
17. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a standard size of printing paper, 15 by 20 inches
vb (tr)
18. to put a crown on the head of, symbolically vesting with royal title, powers, etc
19. to place a crown, wreath, garland, etc, on the head of
20. to place something on or over the head or top of: he crowned the pie with cream.
21. to confer a title, dignity, or reward upon: he crowned her best cook.
22. to form the summit or topmost part of: the steeple crowned the tower.
23. to cap or put the finishing touch to a series of events: to crown it all it rained, too.
24. (Chess & Draughts) draughts to promote (a draught) to a king by placing another draught on top of it, as after reaching the end of the board
25. (Dentistry) to attach a crown to (a tooth)
26. slang to hit over the head
[C12: from Old French corone, from Latin corōna wreath, crown, from Greek korōnē crown, something curved]
ˈcrownless adj

Crown

(kraʊn)
n (sometimes not capital)
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the sovereignty or realm of a monarch
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy)
a. the government of a constitutional monarchy
b. (as modifier): Crown property.

crown

(kraʊn)

n.
1. any of various types of headgear, often made of precious metal and set with gems, worn by a monarch as a symbol of sovereignty.
2. the power or dominion of a sovereign.
3. (often cap.) the sovereign as head of the state, or the supreme governing power of a state under a monarchical government.
4. an ornamental wreath or circlet for the head, conferred as a mark of victory or distinction.
5. a distinction or award for a great achievement.
6. a championship title.
7. any crownlike emblem or design.
8. the top or highest part of anything, as of a hat or the head.
9.
a. the part of a tooth that is covered by enamel.
b. an artificial substitute, as of gold or porcelain, for the crown of a tooth.
10. the highest or most nearly perfect state of anything; culmination.
11. Bot.
a. the leaves and living branches of a tree.
b. the point at which the root of a seed plant joins the stem.
12. the crest, as of a bird.
13. a knurled knob for winding a watch.
14. any of various coins bearing the figure of a crown.
15. a former British silver coin, equal to five shillings.
16. any of various monetary units or coins with a name meaning “crown,” as the koruna, króna, or krone.
17. the part of a cut gem above the girdle; bezel.
18. the part of an anchor at which the arms join the shank.
v.t.
19. to invest with a regal crown, or with regal dignity and power.
20. to place a crown or garland upon the head of.
21. to honor or reward; invest with honor, dignity, etc.
22. to be at the top or highest part of.
23. to bring to a successful or triumphant conclusion.
24. Informal. to hit on the top of the head.
25. to give to (a construction) an upper surface of convex section or outline.
26. to cap (a tooth) with a false crown.
27. to change (a checker) into a king after having safely reached the last row.
[1125–75; Middle English coroune, cr(o)une < Anglo-French coroune < Latin corōna wreath; see corona]
crown′er, n.
crown′less, adj.

crown


Past participle: crowned
Gerund: crowning

Imperative
crown
crown
Present
I crown
you crown
he/she/it crowns
we crown
you crown
they crown
Preterite
I crowned
you crowned
he/she/it crowned
we crowned
you crowned
they crowned
Present Continuous
I am crowning
you are crowning
he/she/it is crowning
we are crowning
you are crowning
they are crowning
Present Perfect
I have crowned
you have crowned
he/she/it has crowned
we have crowned
you have crowned
they have crowned
Past Continuous
I was crowning
you were crowning
he/she/it was crowning
we were crowning
you were crowning
they were crowning
Past Perfect
I had crowned
you had crowned
he/she/it had crowned
we had crowned
you had crowned
they had crowned
Future
I will crown
you will crown
he/she/it will crown
we will crown
you will crown
they will crown
Future Perfect
I will have crowned
you will have crowned
he/she/it will have crowned
we will have crowned
you will have crowned
they will have crowned
Future Continuous
I will be crowning
you will be crowning
he/she/it will be crowning
we will be crowning
you will be crowning
they will be crowning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been crowning
you have been crowning
he/she/it has been crowning
we have been crowning
you have been crowning
they have been crowning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been crowning
you will have been crowning
he/she/it will have been crowning
we will have been crowning
you will have been crowning
they will have been crowning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been crowning
you had been crowning
he/she/it had been crowning
we had been crowning
you had been crowning
they had been crowning
Conditional
I would crown
you would crown
he/she/it would crown
we would crown
you would crown
they would crown
Past Conditional
I would have crowned
you would have crowned
he/she/it would have crowned
we would have crowned
you would have crowned
they would have crowned

crown

1. The upper part of a tree where the branches form the canopy.
2. The base of a herbaceous plant where the stems join and new shoots are produced each year.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crown - the Crown (or the reigning monarch) as the symbol of the power and authority of a monarchyCrown - the Crown (or the reigning monarch) as the symbol of the power and authority of a monarchy; "the colonies revolted against the Crown"
symbol - an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance
2.crown - the part of a tooth above the gum that is covered with enamel
tooth - hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
enamel, tooth enamel - hard white substance covering the crown of a tooth
top - the upper part of anything; "the mower cuts off the tops of the grass"; "the title should be written at the top of the first page"
3.crown - a wreath or garland worn on the head to signify victory
crown of thorns - a mock crown made of thorn branches that Roman soldiers placed on Jesus before the Crucifixion
chaplet, coronal, lei, wreath, garland - flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposes
4.crown - an ornamental jeweled headdress signifying sovereigntycrown - an ornamental jeweled headdress signifying sovereignty
coronet - a small crown; usually indicates a high rank but below that of sovereign
crown jewels - regalia (jewelry and other paraphernalia) worn by a sovereign on state occasions
jeweled headdress, jewelled headdress - a headdress adorned with jewels
5.crown - the part of a hat (the vertex) that covers the crown of the head
chapeau, hat, lid - headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim
apex, acme, vertex, peak - the highest point (of something); "at the peak of the pyramid"
6.crown - an English coin worth 5 shillings
coin - a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
7.crown - the upper branches and leaves of a tree or other plant
top - the upper part of anything; "the mower cuts off the tops of the grass"; "the title should be written at the top of the first page"
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
capitulum - an arrangement of leafy branches forming the top or head of a tree
8.crown - the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)crown - 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"
hilltop, brow - the peak of a hill; "the sun set behind the brow of distant hills"
pinnacle - a lofty peak
place, spot, topographic point - a point located with respect to surface features of some region; "this is a nice place for a picnic"; "a bright spot on a planet"
mountain peak - the summit of a mountain
9.crown - the award given to the championcrown - the award given to the champion  
accolade, honor, laurels, honour, award - a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction; "an award for bravery"
10.crown - the top of the head
human head - the head of a human being
tonsure - the shaved crown of a monk's or priest's head
top side, upper side, upside, top - the highest or uppermost side of anything; "put your books on top of the desk"; "only the top side of the box was painted"
11.crown - (dentistry) dental appliance consisting of an artificial crown for a broken or decayed tooth; "tomorrow my dentist will fit me for a crown"
dental appliance - a device to repair teeth or replace missing teeth
dental medicine, dentistry, odontology - the branch of medicine dealing with the anatomy and development and diseases of the teeth
12.crown - the center of a cambered road
road, route - an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation
top side, upper side, upside, top - the highest or uppermost side of anything; "put your books on top of the desk"; "only the top side of the box was painted"
Verb1.crown - invest with regal power; enthrone; "The prince was crowned in Westminster Abbey"
enthrone, vest, invest - provide with power and authority; "They vested the council with special rights"
2.crown - be the culminating eventcrown - be the culminating event; "The speech crowned the meeting"
climax, culminate - end, especially to reach a final or climactic stage; "The meeting culminated in a tearful embrace"
3.crown - form the topmost part of; "A weather vane crowns the building"
head - be in the front of or on top of; "The list was headed by the name of the president"
4.crown - put an enamel cover on; "crown my teeth"
cover - provide with a covering or cause to be covered; "cover her face with a handkerchief"; "cover the child with a blanket"; "cover the grave with flowers"

crown

noun
1. coronet, tiara, diadem, circlet, coronal (poetic), chaplet a beautiful woman wearing a golden crown
2. laurel wreath, trophy, distinction, prize, bays, honour, garland, laurels, wreath, kudos He won the middleweight crown in 1947.
3. high point, head, top, tip, summit, crest, pinnacle, apex We stood on the crown of the hill.
verb
1. invest, honour, install, dignify, ordain, inaugurate He had himself crowned as Emperor.
2. top, cap, be on top of, surmount A rugged castle crowns the cliffs.
3. cap, finish, complete, perfect, fulfil, consummate, round off, put the finishing touch to, put the tin lid on, be the climax or culmination of The summit was crowned by the signing of the historical treaty.
4. (Slang) strike, belt (informal), bash, hit over the head, box, punch, cuff, biff (slang), wallop I felt like crowning him with the frying pan.
the Crown
5. monarch, ruler, sovereign, rex (Latin), emperor or empress, king or queen loyal subjects of the Crown
6. monarchy, sovereignty, royalty All treasure trove is the property of the Crown.

crown

noun
1. The highest point:
2. The highest point or state:
Informal: payoff.
Medicine: fastigium.
verb
1. To put a topping on:
2. To reach or bring to a climax:
cap, climax, crest, culminate, peak, top (off or out).
Translations
تـاجتَاجتاج السِّنصاحِب التاجقِمَّـة، رأس
korunakorunkakorunovatnasadit korunkuozdobit
kroneKronentandkronetopgive på hattepulden
hambakroonkroonlagipeanaelpealagi
kruunulakipäälakiperäkruunata
להכתיר
kruna
koronakoronát tesz rábetetézfejbe ver
kórónakróna, viîgerî á tönnkrúnakrúna; konunglegt valdkrýna
王冠
왕관
coronacoronare
apvainikuotikaraliaus valdžiakarūnakarūnuotisostas
iegāztkaraļa varakronētkroniskronītis
dať zauchokorunanasadiť korunkutemeno
kronakronati
kronakrönakron-
มงกุฎ
taçtaç giydirmektepetepesini kaplamak/örtmekhükümdar
vương miện

crown

[kraʊn]
A. N
1. (= headdress, monarchy) → corona f
2. (Jur) the Crownel Estado
3. (Sport) (= championship title) → campeonato m, título m
4. (= top) [of hat] → copa f; [of head] → coronilla f; [of hill] → cumbre f, cima f; [of tooth] → corona f
the crown of the roadel centro de la calzada
B. VT
1. [+ king etc] → coronar
he was crowned kingfue coronado rey
all the crowned heads of Europetodos los monarcas europeos
2. (usu pass) (= cap, round off) → coronar, rematar
and to crown it all it began to snowy para colmo (de desgracias) or para remate empezó a nevar
I wouldn't exactly say our efforts were crowned with success (iro) → yo no me atrevería a decir que nuestros esfuerzos se vieron coronados por el éxito
3. [+ tooth] → poner una corona en
4. (Draughts) [+ piece] → coronar
5. (= hit) → golpear en la cabeza
I'll crown you if you do that again!¡como lo vuelves a hacer te rompo la crisma!
C. CPD crown colony N (Brit) → colonia f
crown court N (Brit) (Jur) → Audiencia f provincial
crown jewels NPLjoyas fpl de la corona
crown lands NPLpropiedad f de la corona
crown prince Npríncipe m heredero
crown princess Nprincesa f heredera

crown

[ˈkraʊn]
n
[monarch] → couronne f
(= monarch) the Crown → la Couronne
crown of the head → sommet m du crâne
The crown of his head is completely bald → Il est complètement chauve sur le sommet du crâne.
[hat] → fond m
[hill] → sommet m
(for tooth)couronne f
vt
[+ monarch] → couronner
(fig) to crown sb champion → couronner qn champion
[+ tooth] → couronner
(= top) [+ career, evening] → couronner
and to crown it all ... (= to top it all) → et pour couronner le tout ...Crown Court n (British)Cour f d'assises (en Angleterre et au Pays de Galles)

crown

n
(for royalty) → Krone f; crown of thornsDornenkrone f; the Crowndie Krone; to wear the crownauf dem Thron sitzen; to be heir to the crownThronfolger(in) m(f)sein; to succeed to the crowndie Thronfolge antreten
(= coin)Krone f
(= top) (of head)Wirbel m; (= skull)Schädel m; (= head measurement)Kopf(umfang) m; (of hat)Kopf m; (of road)Wölbung f; (of arch)Scheitelpunkt m; (of roof)First m; (of tooth, tree)Krone f; (of hill)Kuppe f
(= size of paper) englisches Papierformat (ca. 45 × 38 cm2)
(fig: = climax, completion) → Krönung f
vt
king, queenkrönen; he was crowned kinger ist zum König gekrönt worden
(= top) the hill is crowned with treesdie Bergkuppe ist mit Bäumen bewachsen; the cake was crowned with marzipan decorationsder Kuchen war zur Krönung des Ganzen (noch) mit Marzipanfiguren geschmückt; to be crowned with success (fig)von Erfolg gekrönt sein
(fig: = form climax to) → krönen; to crown it all it began to snow (inf)zur Krönung des Ganzen begann es zu schneien; that crowns everything! (inf)das ist doch der Gipfel or die Höhe! (inf)
(in draughts etc) → eine Dame bekommen mit
tootheine Krone machen für; the tooth had been crowned beforeder Zahn hatte schon vorher eine Krone gehabt
(inf: = hit) → eine runterhauen (+dat) (inf)

crown

:
Crown Agent
n (Brit Pol) Mitglied des Entwicklungshilfeausschusses
crown cap
crown colony
nKronkolonie f
crown cork
nKron(en)korken m
crown court
n Bezirksgericht für Strafsachen

crown

:
crown jewels
plKronjuwelen pl
crown lands
plkönigliche Ländereien pl, → Ländereien plder Krone
Crown law
n (Brit: Jur) → Strafrecht nt
crown prince
nKronprinz m
crown princess
crown wheel
nKronenrad nt, → Kammrad nt
crown witness
nZeuge m/Zeugin fder Anklage

crown

[kraʊn]
1. n
a.corona
the Crown (Law) → il Pubblico Ministero
b. (top, of hat, head) → cocuzzolo; (of hill) → cima, vetta, cocuzzolo; (of road, raised centre) → centro; (of tooth) → corona; (artificial) → capsula
2. vt
a. (king) (fig) → incoronare; (tooth) → incapsulare
and to crown it all ... (fig) → e per giunta..., e come se non bastasse...
b. (fam) (hit) → dare una botta in testa a
I'll crown you if you do that again! → se lo fai ancora ti do una botta in testa!

crown

(kraun) noun
1. a circular, often jewelled, head-dress, especially one worn as a mark of royalty or honour. the queen's crown.
2. (with capital) the king or queen or governing power in a monarchy. revenue belonging to the Crown.
3. the top eg of a head, hat, hill etc. We reached the crown of the hill.
4. (an artificial replacement for) the part of a tooth which can be seen.
verb
1. to make (someone) king or queen by placing a crown on his or her head. The archbishop crowned the queen.
2. to form the top part of (something). an iced cake crowned with a cherry.
3. to put an artificial crown on (a tooth).
4. to hit (someone) on the head. If you do that again, I'll crown you!
crown prince
the heir to the throne.
crown princess
1. the wife of a crown prince.
2. the female heir to the throne.

crown

تَاج koruna krone Krone στέμμα corona kruunu couronne kruna corona 王冠 왕관 kroon krone korona coroa корона krona มงกุฎ taç vương miện 王冠

crown

n. corona;
artificial ______ artificial;
bell shaped ______ en forma de campana.

crown

n (dent, etc.) corona; vi (obst) coronar
References in classic literature ?
I used to be so frightened when it was my turn to sit in the chair with the crown on, and see you all come marching round to give the presents, with a kiss.
Even the most confident and the stoutest hearts began to think the issue of the contest was becoming doubtful; and that abject class was hourly increasing in numbers, who thought they foresaw all the possessions of the English crown in America subdued by their Christian foes, or laid waste by the inroads of their relentless allies.
Had it pleased Heaven to crown the heroic fidelity of her life by making her personally the medium of Clifford's happiness, it would have rewarded her for all the past, by a joy with no bright tints, indeed, but deep and true, and worth a thousand gayer ecstasies.
Now, after he had won the crown of martyrdom (though with no longer a head to wear it on), the point might be looked upon as settled.
But if, like Queequeg and me in the bed, the tip of your nose or the crown of your head be slightly chilled, why then, indeed, in the general consciousness you feel most delightfully and unmistakably warm.
Look here, mates," said Jerry; "the gentleman offered me half a crown extra, but I didn't take it; 'twas quite pay enough for me to see how glad he was to catch that train; and if Jack and I choose to have a quick run now and then to please ourselves, that's our business and not yours.
Sam's palm-leaf had been ingeniously disentangled from all pretensions to braid, as respects its brim; and the slivers starting apart, and standing upright, gave it a blazing air of freedom and defiance, quite equal to that of any Fejee chief; while the whole brim of Andy's being departed bodily, he rapped the crown on his head with a dexterous thump, and looked about well pleased, as if to say, "Who says I haven't got a hat?
But glowing with rage, the King commanded to seize the criminal and lead him to death, who had ventured to dance, with the queen; so disgraced the Empress, and insulted the crown.
Whenever the village had a drunken frolic and a dance, they would drag him in and crown him with cabbage leaves, and pretend to bow down to him; and one night when he was sick and nearly starved to death, they had him out and crowned him, and then they rode him on a rail about the village, and everybody followed along, beating tin pans and yelling.
Cobb was mother only to a little headstone in the churchyard, where reposed "Sarah Ann, beloved daughter of Jeremiah and Sarah Cobb, aged seventeen months;" but the name of mother was better than nothing, and served at any rate as a reminder of her woman's crown of blessedness.
From the crown of my head to my feet, I was covered with blood.
He had business at the Crown about his hay, and a great many errands for Mrs.