Mount, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Mounted p. pr. & vb. n. Mounting.]
1. To rise on high; to go up; to be upraised or uplifted; to tower aloft; to ascend; -- often with up.
Though Babylon should mount up to heaven. --Jer. li. 53.
The fire of trees and houses mounts on high. --Cowley.
2. To get up on anything, as a platform or scaffold; especially, to seat one's self on a horse for riding.
3. To attain in value; to amount.
Bring then these blessings to a strict account,
Make fair deductions, see to what they mount. --Pope.
1. Seated or serving on horseback or similarly; as, mounted police; mounted infantry.
2. Placed on a suitable support, or fixed in a setting; as, a mounted gun; a mounted map; a mounted gem.
adj 1: assembled for use; especially by being attached to a support
2: decorated with applied ornamentation; often used in
combination; "the trim brass-mounted carbine of the