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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Mounted \Mount"ed\, adjective

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.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Mount \Mount\, verb (used without an object) [imp. & p. p. {Mounted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Mounting}.] [OE. mounten, monten, F. monter, fr. L. mons, montis, mountain. See {Mount}, noun (above).]

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.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

mounted

adjective

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 ranger"- F.V.W.Mason


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