Meaning of MOUNTING in English


/ ˈmaʊntɪŋ; NAmE / adjective , noun

■ adjective

[ only before noun ] increasing, often in a manner that causes or expresses anxiety

SYN growing :

mounting excitement / concern / tension

There is mounting evidence of serious effects on people's health.

■ noun

= mount :

The engine came loose from its mountings.

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