US: /ˈkɹɛst/
UK: /kɹˈɛst/

English Vietnamese dictionary

crest /krest/
  • danh từ
    • mào (gà); bờm (ngựa)
    • chòm lông mào (trên mũ sắt thời xưa)
    • chỏm mũ sắt; mũ sắt
    • tiêu ngữ (trên huy chương...)
    • đỉnh nóc, chỏm, ngọn (núi, sóng, mái nhà...)
      • the crest of a ware: đầu ngọn sóng
    • cạnh sống (của xương)
    • family crest
      • hình dấu riêng của gia đình
    • on the crest of the ware
      • (nghĩa bóng) lúc hưng thịnh nhất
  • ngoại động từ
    • vẽ mào; trang trí (mũ) bằng mào lông
    • trèo lên đỉnh, trèo lên nóc
    • nội động từ
      • gợn nhấp nhô (sóng)

    Advanced English dictionary

    noun, verb
    + noun
    1 [usually sing.] ~ (of sth) the top part of a hill or wave: surfers riding the crest of the wave
    2 a design used as the symbol of a particular family, organization, etc., especially one that has a long history: the family / school crest
    3 a group of feathers that stand up on top of a bird's head: The male is recognizable by its yellow crest.
    Idioms: the crest of a / the wave a situation in which sb is very successful, happy, etc: They've been on the crest of the wave ever since their election victory.
    more at RIDE v.
    + verb
    1 [VN] (written) to reach the top of a hill, mountain or wave: He slowed the pace as they crested the ridge. + The ship crested a wave and then fell twenty feet or more.
    2 [V] (AmE) (of a flood, wave, etc.) to reach its highest level before it falls again: (figurative) The level of debt crested at a massive $290 billion in 1992.

    Thesaurus dictionary

    1 top, summit, pinnacle, peak, head, ridge:
    The surfers rode in on the crest of a wave.
    2 seal, device, figure, badge, emblem, insigne, symbol, design:
    The school crest shows an inkpot and a scroll.
    3 top, crown, surmount, cap:
    The ancient walls were crested with ivy.
    4 culminate, reach, top, US top out:
    The flood-waters crested at nine feet.

    Collocation dictionary


    gain, reach
    We finally reached the crest of the ridge.


    on a/the ~
    We stood on the crest of the hill.

    Concise English dictionary

    +the top line of a hill, mountain, or wave
    +the top point of a mountain or hill
    +the center of a cambered road
    +(heraldry) in medieval times, an emblem used to decorate a helmet
    +a showy growth of e.g. feathers or skin on the head of a bird or other animal
    +lie at the top of
    +reach a high point