Definition of 'crest'
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The trick is to ask what next and be at the crest of the wave. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She's riding the crest of a wave. The Sun (2016)The route gradually rises to crest the rugged mountains, smothered in thick heather and monumental rocky outcrops. The Sun (2016)British food culture is on the crest of a wave ; our chefs are more famous than our rock stars. The Sun (2016)The line on which we now found ourselves was in general close to, but still below, the crest of the ridge at nearly all points. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Luxury touches are expected to include reclining seats embroidered with the royal crest. The Sun (2008)They are on the crest of a wave and will feel they deserved the replay. The Sun (2006)They were on the crest of a hill. Anne of Green Gables (1872)Another option being considered is the royal crest. The Sun (2012)Make sure you ride on the crest of the wave. POSITIVE THINKING: Everything you have always known about positive thinking but were afraid to put into practice (2001)They were formed up under the crest of a hill. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But we were on the crest of a wave. The Sun (2008)We'll have your family crest gripped in the jaws of a gigantic fish. Times, Sunday Times (2016)When we reached the crest and looked backwards, a glorious view was presented. A BOOK OF LANDS AND PEOPLES (2003)It contained two spoons and a fork, silver with her family crest stamped on the handles. THE LAST OF THE GENTLEMEN ADVENTURERS: Coming of Age in the Arctic (2004)The women's squad are on the crest of a wave. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Path inside right-hand hedge climbs by road to crest of hill. Times, Sunday Times (2009)If we had had a family crest, it would have been a picture of a moving van. The Other Side of MeIt is wrapped in gold foil and a red wrapper, before being stamped with the royal crest. Times, Sunday Times (2009)At first it crept to the crest of the hill and stopped, then gravity finally kicked in. Times, Sunday Times (2012)WHERE do you go with a commodity producer that is riding the crest of the wave? Times, Sunday Times (2006)Haven't got a family crest? Times, Sunday Times (2014)We will need to, because Wales are on the crest of a wave. The Sun (2011)Once an upturn began it took about 25 years to reach its crest, and then a downturn began. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)In a house inside the castle walls, the pair met a white mole, which featured on his family crest. Times, Sunday Times (2007)As you crest the first hill there's a parking area from which on a good day you can see 50 miles of coastline. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Over the crest of the hill they entered what was in effect an ambush, walking into'a hurricane of machinegun fire from unseen positions. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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British English: crest NOUN
The crest of a hill or a wave is the top of it.
...the white crest of an incoming wave.
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