Meaning of cresting


Pronunciation: (kres'ting), [key]
— n.
  1. a decorative coping, balustrade, etc., usually designed to give an interesting skyline.
  2. ornamentation either carved or sawed in the top rail of a piece or else added to it.
  3. a system of ornamental ridges or flutes on a piece of plate armor.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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