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top·ping

 (tŏp′ĭng)
n.
1. A sauce, frosting, or garnish for food.
2. A part or layer that forms the top.
3. toppings The cropped parts of plants or trees after pruning.
adj.
1. Highest in rank or eminence.
2. Chiefly British First-rate; excellent.

topping

(ˈtɒpɪŋ)
n
1. (Cookery) something that tops something else, esp a sauce or garnish for food
2. (Angling) angling part of a brightly-coloured feather, usually from a golden pheasant crest, used to top some artificial flies
adj
3. high or superior in rank, degree, etc
4. slang Brit excellent; splendid

top•ping

(ˈtɒp ɪŋ)

n.
1. the act of a person or thing that tops.
2. a distinct part forming a top to something.
3. a sauce or garnish placed on food before serving.
4. toppings, the parts removed in topping plants.
adj.
5. rising above something else.
6. very high in rank, degree, etc.
7. Chiefly Brit. excellent.
[1300–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.topping - a flavorful addition on top of a dishtopping - a flavorful addition on top of a dish
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
frosting, icing, ice - a flavored sugar topping used to coat and decorate cakes
glaze - any of various thin shiny (savory or sweet) coatings applied to foods
meringue - sweet topping especially for pies made of beaten egg whites and sugar
whipped cream - cream that has been beaten until light and fluffy
garnish - something (such as parsley) added to a dish for flavor or decoration
streusel - a crumbly topping for a pastry
Adj.1.topping - excellenttopping - excellent; best possible    
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
superior - of high or superior quality or performance; "superior wisdom derived from experience"; "superior math students"
Translations
طبَقَه فَوْقِيَّه
ozdobapoleva
pynt
krem, glassúr, sykurhúî, rjómi
krema v.büstüne konulan sos

topping

[ˈtɒpɪŋ]
A. N (Culin) → cubierta f
B. ADJ (Brit) (o.f.) → bárbaro, pistonudo

topping

[ˈtɒpɪŋ] n
(sweet)nappage m
chocolate topping → nappage chocolat
with a topping of whipped cream → nappé(e) de crème fouetté
[pizza] → garniture f

topping

adj (dated Brit, inf) → famos (dated)
n (Cook) with a topping of cream/nuts etcmit Sahne/Nüssen etc (oben) darauf; recipes for various different toppings for ice creamverschiedene Rezepte, wie man Eis überziehen kann; artificial cream toppingSchlagschaum m

topping

[ˈtɒpɪŋ] n (Culin) → guarnizione f

top1

(top) noun
1. the highest part of anything. the top of the hill; the top of her head; The book is on the top shelf.
2. the position of the cleverest in a class etc. He's at the top of the class.
3. the upper surface. the table-top.
4. a lid. I've lost the top to this jar; a bottle-top.
5. a (woman's) garment for the upper half of the body; a blouse, sweater etc. I bought a new skirt and top.
adjective
having gained the most marks, points etc, eg in a school class. He's top (of the class) again.
verbpast tense, past participle topped
1. to cover on the top. She topped the cake with cream.
2. to rise above; to surpass. Our exports have topped $100,000.
3. to remove the top of.
ˈtopless adjective
1. having no top.
2. very high.
ˈtopping noun
something that forms a covering on top of something, especially food. a tart with a topping of cream.
top hat (ˈtopə) abbreviation ( topper )
a man's tall hat, worn as formal dress.
ˌtop-ˈheavy adjective
having the upper part too heavy for the lower. That pile of books is top-heavy – it'll fall over!
ˌtop-ˈsecret adjective
very secret.
at the top of one's voice
very loudly. They were shouting at the top(s) of their voices.
be/feel etc on top of the world
to feel very well and happy. She's on top of the world – she's just got engaged to be married.
from top to bottom
completely. They've painted the house from top to bottom.
the top of the ladder/tree
the highest point in one's profession.
top up
to fill (a cup etc that has been partly emptied) to the top. Let me top up your glass/drink.
References in classic literature ?
I was trying on Miss Marie's dress, and she slapped my face; and I spoke out before I thought, and was saucy; and she said that she'd bring me down, and have me know, once for all, that I wasn't going to be so topping as I had been; and she wrote this, and says I shall carry it.
One huge gingko tree, topping all the others, shot its great limbs and maidenhair foliage over the fort which we had constructed.
But our escape was not to be encompassed with such ease, for scarcely had we gotten under way once more in the direction of the entrance to Omean than we saw far to the north a great black line topping the horizon.