What does mound mean?

Definitions for mound
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word mound.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mound, hill, pitcher's mound(noun)

    (baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands

  2. knoll, mound, hillock, hummock, hammock(noun)

    a small natural hill

  3. pile, heap, mound, agglomerate, cumulation, cumulus(noun)

    a collection of objects laid on top of each other

  4. mound, hill(noun)

    structure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones

    "they built small mounds to hide behind"

  5. pitcher, mound(verb)

    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"

  6. mound(verb)

    form into a rounded elevation

    "mound earth"

Wiktionary

  1. mound(Noun)

    A hand.

  2. mound(Noun)

    A protection; restraint; curb.

  3. mound(Noun)

    A helmet.

  4. mound(Noun)

    Might; size.

  5. mound(Noun)

    An artificial hill or elevation of earth; a raised bank; an embankment thrown up for defense; a bulwark; a rampart.

  6. mound(Noun)

    A natural elevation appearing as if thrown up artificially; a regular and isolated hill, hillock, or knoll.

  7. mound(Noun)

    The place where the pitcher stands to pitch.

  8. mound(Noun)

    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.

  9. mound(Noun)

    Vulva.

  10. mound(Verb)

    To fortify with a mound; add a barrier, rampart, etc. to.

  11. mound(Verb)

    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.

  12. 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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mound(noun)

    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

  2. Mound(noun)

    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

  3. Mound(verb)

    to fortify or inclose with a mound

  4. Origin: [OE. mound, mund, protection, AS. mund protection, hand; akin to OHG. munt, Icel. mund hand, and prob. to L. manus. See Manual.]

Freebase

  1. 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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Mound

    mownd, n. an artificial mount: a natural hillock, appearing as if thrown up by man's work: (fort.) a bank of earth or stone raised as a protection.—v.t. to fortify with a mound.—n.pl. Mound′-birds, a family of Australasian gallinaceous birds which build large mounds as incubators for their eggs.—n. Mound′-build′er, one of the primitive race which built the vast so-called Indian mounds found in the United States, esp. east of the Mississippi River. [A.S. mund, a defence; cf. Old High Ger. munt, defence, and perh. L. mons, a mount.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. mound

    A bulwark for offense or defense.

  2. mound

    In heraldry, a representation of a globe, surmounted with a cross (generally) pattée. As a device, it is said to have been used by the emperor Justinian, and to have been intended to represent the ascendency of Christianity over the world. The royal crown of England is surmounted by a mound, which first appeared on the seal of William the Conqueror, though the globe without the cross was used earlier.

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How to say mound in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mound in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mound in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of mound in a Sentence

  1. Bill Lee:

    Every time I go to the mound, I think I can win.

  2. Anthony Rendon:

    Anytime we get Max on the mound for us, we like our chances.

  3. Ashima:

    Water batter ground, I chatter around, no jitter sound, but litter mound!

  4. Johnny Giavotella:

    It was incredible, that's the only way I can describe it, in the ninth inning being down by four with their best pitcher on the mound, their closer.

  5. Matthew Schulman:

    This means that the new smaller breast will be lifted to a more youthful position and the areolas will be made smaller and positioned higher on the breast mound.

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