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Top (IPA: /ˈtɑp/, /ˈtɔp/)


Top (n.)

A child's toy, commonly in the form of a conoid or pear, made to spin on its point, usually by drawing off a string wound round its surface or stem, the motion being sometimes continued by means of a whip.

Top (n.)

A plug, or conical block of wood, with longitudital grooves on its surface, in which the strands of the rope slide in the process of twisting.

Top (n.)

The highest part of anything; the upper end, edge, or extremity; the upper side or surface; summit; apex; vertex; cover; lid; as, the top of a spire; the top of a house; the top of a mountain; the top of the ground.

Top (n.)

The utmost degree; the acme; the summit.

Top (n.)

The highest rank; the most honorable position; the utmost attainable place; as, to be at the top of one's class, or at the top of the school.

Top (n.)

The chief person; the most prominent one.

Top (n.)

The crown of the head, or the hair upon it; the head.

Top (n.)

The head, or upper part, of a plant.

Top (n.)

A platform surrounding the head of the lower mast and projecting on all sudes. It serves to spead the topmast rigging, thus strengheningthe mast, and also furnishes a convenient standing place for the men aloft.

Top (n.)

A bundle or ball of slivers of comkbed wool, from which the noils, or dust, have been taken out.

Top (n.)

Eve; verge; point.

Top (n.)

The part of a cut gem between the girdle, or circumference, and the table, or flat upper surface.

Top (n.)

Top-boots.

Top (v. i.)

To rise aloft; to be eminent; to tower; as, lofty ridges and topping mountains.

Top (v. i.)

To predominate; as, topping passions.

Top (v. i.)

To excel; to rise above others.

Top (v. t.)

To cover on the top; to tip; to cap; -- chiefly used in the past participle.

Top (v. t.)

To rise above; to excel; to outgo; to surpass.

Top (v. t.)

To rise to the top of; to go over the top of.

Top (v. t.)

To take off the or upper part of; to crop.

Top (v. t.)

To perform eminently, or better than before.

Top (v. t.)

To raise one end of, as a yard, so that that end becomes higher than the other.

Top

Toy designed to spin rapidly on the ground, the motion of which causes it to remain precisely balanced on its tip because of its rotational inertia

Top

Platform at the upper end of a mast on a traditional square rigged ship

Top

(table of processes) task manager program found in many Unix-like operating systems. It produces an ordered list of running processes selected by user-specified criteria, and updates it periodically

Top

Clothing worn on the upper body

Top

Person who engages in the penetrative role during sexual activity

Top (Last Name / Surname)

Top is the #38,332 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 578 people had that surname.

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [after catching the top half of a skyscraper] I got it." - Infinite Crisis

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [Regarding Ruby and Yang's dog, Zwei; cowering on the top bunk] Please keep it away from my belongings."" - RWBY

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [To Blake] Do you really think a little bow on top is going to make people forget what you were, what you've done?"" - RWBY

Example Sentence (Quote)

" After rocking parties they depart in a jalopy, watch the drop top poppy" - MF DOOM

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Anytime you see a turtle up on top of a fence post, you know he had some help." - Alex Haley


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