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Meaning of topping

top•ping

Pronunciation: (top'ing), [key]
— n.
  1. the act of a person or thing that tops.
  2. a distinct part forming a top to something.
  3. something put on a thing at the top to complete it, as a sauce or garnish placed on food.
  4. the parts removed in topping or cropping plants, as branches.
—adj.
  1. rising above something else; overtopping.
  2. very high in rank, degree, etc.
  3. excellent; wonderful.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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