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 for mounting
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mounting \Mount"ing\, n.
     1. The act of one that mounts.
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     2. That by which anything is prepared for use, or set off to
        advantage; equipment; embellishment; setting; as, the
        mounting of a sword or diamond.
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     3. (Aeronautics) same as Carriage.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mount \Mount\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Mounted; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Mounting.] [OE. mounten, monten, F. monter, fr. L. mons,
     montis, mountain. See Mount, n. (above).]
     1. To rise on high; to go up; to be upraised or uplifted; to
        tower aloft; to ascend; -- often with up.
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              Though Babylon should mount up to heaven. --Jer. li.
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              The fire of trees and houses mounts on high.
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     2. To get up on anything, as a platform or scaffold;
        especially, to seat one's self on a horse for riding.
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     3. To attain in value; to amount.
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              Bring then these blessings to a strict account,
              Make fair deductions, see to what they mount.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: an event that involves rising to a higher point (as in
           altitude or temperature or intensity etc.) [syn: climb,
           climbing, mounting]
      2: framework used for support or display

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  239 Moby Thesaurus words for "mounting":
     Brownian movement, Olympian, access, accession, accretion, accrual,
     accruement, accumulation, addition, advance, aerial,
     aggrandizement, airy, altitudinous, amplification, anabasis,
     anabatic, angular motion, appreciation, ascendant, ascending,
     ascension, ascensional, ascensive, ascent, aspiring, augmentation,
     axial, axial motion, back, back-flowing, backflowing, backing,
     backward, backward motion, ballooning, bearing, bloating, boom,
     boost, broadening, buildup, bushing, career, chassis, clamber,
     climb, climbing, colossal, course, crescendo, current, descending,
     descent, development, direction, dominating, down-trending,
     downward, downward motion, dress rehearsal, drift, driftage,
     drifting, ebbing, edema, elevated, elevation, eminent, enlargement,
     escalade, ethereal, exalted, expansion, extension, flight, flood,
     flow, flowing, fluent, flux, flying, forward motion, fountain,
     frame, gain, going, greatening, growth, gush, gyrational, gyratory,
     gyring up, haughty, high, high-pitched, high-reaching, high-set,
     high-up, hike, in the ascendant, increase, increment, inflation,
     infrastructure, jet, jump, leap, leaping, levitation, lofty,
     mise-en-scene, monumental, mount, multiplication, oblique motion,
     ongoing, onrush, outtopping, overlooking, overtopping, passage,
     passing, plunging, production, productiveness, progress,
     progressive, proliferation, prominent, radial motion, raise,
     rampant, random motion, rearing, reflowing, refluence, refluent,
     reflux, regression, regressive, rehearsal, retrogression,
     retrogressive, rise, rising, rocketing up, rotary, rotational,
     rotatory, run, run-through, running, rush, rushing, saltation,
     saltatory, scandent, scansorial, set, setting, shooting up,
     sideward, sideward motion, sinking, skeleton, skyrocketing,
     snowballing, soaring, spiraling, spiring, spout, spread, spring,
     springing, spurt, stage management, staging, steep, sternway,
     stream, streaming, sublime, subsiding, superlative, supernal,
     surge, swelling, takeoff, taking off, topless, toplofty, topping,
     towering, towery, traject, trajet, trend, tumescence, underframe,
     up, up-trending, uparching, upclimb, upcoming, updraft, upgang,
     upgo, upgoing, upgrade, upgrowth, uphill, uphillward, upleap,
     uplift, uplifted, upping, upreared, uprisal, uprise, uprising,
     uprush, upshoot, upslope, upsloping, upsurge, upsurgence, upsweep,
     upswing, uptrend, upturn, upward, upward motion, upwith, vault,
     walk-through, waxing, widening, zooming

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