English - Vietnamese Dictionary
crest /krest/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- chòm lông mào (trên mũ sắt thời xưa)
- tiêu ngữ (trên huy chương...)
- đỉnh nóc, chỏm, ngọn (núi, sóng, mái nhà...)
- the crest of a ware: đầu ngọn sóng
- 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
+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
Advanced English 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.
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
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.
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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.
VERB + CREST
We finally reached the crest of the ridge.
on a/the ~
We stood on the crest of the hill.
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