What does crowning mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crowning(a)adjective

    representing a level of the highest possible achievement or attainment

    "the crowning accomplishment of his career"

  2. crowningadjective

    forming or providing a crown or summit

    "the crowning star on a Christmas tree"; "her hair was her crowning glory"


  1. crowningnoun

    A coronation.

  2. crowningadjective

    Supreme; of a surpassing quality or quantity.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Crowning

    of Crown

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. crowning

    The finishing part of some knots on the end of a rope, to prevent the ends of the strands becoming loose. They are more particularly useful in all kinds of stoppers. (See WALL-KNOT and CROWN.)

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. crowning

    A term in fortifications generally applied to the operation, by the besieged, of establishing works on the crest of the glacis or summit of the breach. It is sometimes used when describing the movements of troops, to signify that they have reached the top of a hill or parapet, which they are said to have crowned.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of crowning in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of crowning in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of crowning in a Sentence

  1. Benjamin Kabak:

    It’s not exactly one of their crowning achievements, they had a lot of back and forth with the Port Authority.

  2. Edwin Markham:

    The crest and crowning of all good, Life's final star, is Brotherhood.

  3. Benjamin Kabak:

    It was a major challenge to rebuild the subway at the same time you’re rebuilding the site above it. it’s not exactly one of their crowning achievements.

  4. Chris Smith:

    In granting Beijing host status for the Olympic Games, we are crowning a barbarous regime with laurels while we should be condemning their abuse and genocide.

  5. Solicitor General Jose Calida:

    It confirms that no one state can claim virtually an entire sea. The award is a historic win not only for the Philippines ... it renews humanity's faith in a rules based global order, the award opens a horizon of possibilities for all stakeholders. The award is a crowning glory of international law.

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