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mount·ing

 (moun′tĭng)
n.
Something that serves as a support, setting, or backing: a mounting for a gem.

mounting

(ˈmaʊntɪŋ)
n
another word for mount113

mount•ing

(ˈmaʊn tɪŋ)

n.
a mount: a mounting for a jewel.

mounting

1. All preparations made in areas designated for the purpose, in anticipation of an operation. It includes the assembly in the mounting area, preparation and maintenance within the mounting area, movement to loading points, and subsequent embarkation into ships, craft, or aircraft if applicable. (DOD only)
2. A carriage or stand upon which a weapon is placed.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mounting - an event that involves rising to a higher point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.)mounting - an event that involves rising to a higher point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.)
rising, ascension, ascent, rise - a movement upward; "they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon"
2.mounting - framework used for support or display
chassis - a metal mounting for the circuit components of an electronic device
collet - a band or collar that holds an individual stone in a jewelry setting
framework - a structure supporting or containing something
mat, matting - mounting consisting of a border or background for a picture
mount, setting - a mounting consisting of a piece of metal (as in a ring or other jewelry) that holds a gem in place; "the diamond was in a plain gold mount"
passe-partout - a mounting for a picture using gummed tape
Translations
châssis-supportmontage

mounting

[ˈmaʊntɪŋ]
A. N
1. (= act) [of machine] → montaje m
2. (= support, base) = mount 2 A2
B. ADJ [concern, tension, excitement, opposition, unemployment] → creciente; [debts] → cada vez mayor
we watched with mounting horror asobservábamos cada vez más aterrorizados como ...
to be under mounting pressure to do sthencontrarse cada vez más presionado para hacer algo
there is mounting evidence thathay pruebas, cada vez más concluyentes, de que ...

mounting

[ˈmaʊntɪŋ] adj
(= ever-increasing)
He ignored his mounting debts → Il ignora les dettes qui s'accumulaient.
Job cuts were necessary to cover mounting costs → Il a fallu supprimer des postes pour compenser l'augmentation des coûts.
[tension, excitement, concern] → croissant(e)
mounting criticism → des critiques de plus en plus nombreuses
mounting evidence
There is mounting evidence against him → Les preuves s'accumulent contre lui.

mounting

adj (= increasing)wachsend, zunehmend; there is mounting evidence that …es häufen sich die Beweise dafür, dass …
n
(of horse)Besteigen nt
(of picture, photo)Aufziehen nt; (of jewel)(Ein)fassen nt
(= frame etc) = mount2 N b
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Once a candidate motion pattern was detected, it was tracked for 7 seconds according to the mounting behavior duration.
Castration usually reduces mounting behavior, but I suspect that your dog's motivation is not sex, so that may not help.
Last September in Cell, Anderson's group described a population of amygdala neurons that, when activated by optogenetic techniques in male mice, can either trigger attacks (at high levels of light) or produce mounting behavior (at lower light levels), just like the neurons in the hypothalamus.
But there are many dogs whose mounting behavior is more disturbing--because it embarrasses their humans, offends observers, or worse, distresses the person or other animal who is the unfortunate humpee of the moment.
Mounting behavior: Mount frequency (MF) was determined by counting the number of pre-ejaculatory mounts with and without intromission in given period of observation.
It appears that the selection pressure from humans might have enhanced expression of mounting behavior in Bos taruus.
Though we found ghrelin could decrease mounting behavior of piglets significantly, the causation of mounting behavior in piglets had not been clearly understood.
(1994) reported that 100% of the exposed males failed to attain intromission, although there was no reduction in mounting behavior. In subsequent studies, newborn male and female rats were injected on PND2 and PND3 with 200 mg/kg vinclozolin and observed for social behavior on PND36 and PND37 (Hotchkiss et al.
One of these was mounting behavior, which typically occurs just prior to mating (4): the male climbs on the back of the female and attempts to turn her onto her back using his first two pairs of walking legs and his third maxillipeds.
A fundamental sign of estrus in a cattle farm is mounting behavior [3, 4].