Definitions for moundmaʊnd
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a natural elevation of earth; hillock or knoll.
an artificial elevation of earth, as for a defense work or a dam; embankment.
a heap or raised mass:
a mound of papers.
the slightly raised ground from which a baseball pitcher delivers the ball.
(v.t.)to form into a mound; heap up.
to furnish with a mound of earth, as for a defense.
Origin of mound:
1505–15; earlier: hedge or fence used as a boundary or protection; cf. OE mund hand (hence, protection), c. ON mund protection
mound, hill, pitcher's mound(noun)
(baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands
knoll, mound, hillock, hummock, hammock(noun)
a small natural hill
pile, heap, mound, agglomerate, cumulation, cumulus(noun)
a collection of objects laid on top of each other
structure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones
"they built small mounds to hide behind"
the position on a baseball team of the player who throws the ball for a batter to try to hit
"he has played every position except pitcher"; "they have a southpaw on the mound"
form into a rounded elevation
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a raised area of ground
a mound of earth
a mound of earth dirty clothes
A protection; restraint; curb.
An artificial hill or elevation of earth; a raised bank; an embankment thrown up for defense; a bulwark; a rampart.
A natural elevation appearing as if thrown up artificially; a regular and isolated hill, hillock, or knoll.
The place where the pitcher stands to pitch.
A ball or globe forming part of the regalia of an emperor or other sovereign. It is encircled with bands, enriched with precious stones, and surmounted with a cross.
To fortify with a mound; add a barrier, rampart, etc. to.
To force or pile into a mound or mounds.
He mounded up his mashed potatoes so they left more space on the plate for the meat.
Origin: From earlier meaning "hedge, fence", from mound, mund, from mund, from mundō, from men-. Cognate with mund, munt ( Mündel, Vormund), mund), mond, manus, μάρη.
a ball or globe forming part of the regalia of an emperor or other sovereign. It is encircled with bands, enriched with precious stones, and surmounted with a cross; -- called also globe
an artificial hill or elevation of earth; a raised bank; an embarkment thrown up for defense; a bulwark; a rampart; also, a natural elevation appearing as if thrown up artificially; a regular and isolated hill, hillock, or knoll
to fortify or inclose with a mound
A mound is a general term for an artificial heaped pile of earth, gravel, sand, rocks, or debris. The most common use is in reference to natural earthen formation such as hills and mountains, particularly if they appear artificial. The term may also be applied to any rounded area of topographically higher elevation on any surface. Artificial mounds have been created for a variety of reasons throughout history, including ceremonial, burial, and commemorative purposes.
Translations for mound
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a small hill or heap of earth etc
a grassy mound; a mound of rubbish.
- رابِيه، رَبْوَهArabic
- morroPortuguese (BR)
- der HügelGerman
- σωρός, βουναλάκιGreek
- स्वर्ण गोलकHindi
- hóll; hrúga; haugurIcelandic
- monticello, collinettaItalian
- 언덕, 작은 산Korean
- pylimas, kauburysLithuanian
- paugurs; uzkalniņšLatvian
- heuvel, hoopDutch
- (grav)haug; dynge, stabelNorwegian
- холм; насыпь; кучаRussian
- kup, hribčekSlovenian
- hög, kulle, vallSwedish
- tepecik, tümsekTurkish
- 土墩Chinese (Trad.)
- вал, насипUkrainian
- تودہ، ڈھیرUrdu
- ụ đất, gòVietnamese
- 土墩Chinese (Simp.)
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