the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development
the first half of an inning; while the visiting team is at bat
be the culminating event
finish up or conclude
the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)
the upper part of anything
the highest or uppermost side of anything
the greatest possible intensity
a garment (especially for women) that extends from the shoulders to the waist or hips
covering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container)
a conical child's plaything tapering to a steel point on which it can be made to spin
platform surrounding the head of a lower mast
a canvas tent to house the audience at a circus performance
pass by, over, or under without making contact
reach or ascend the top of
provide with a top or finish the top (of a structure)
be ahead of others; be the first
be at the top of or constitute the top or highest point
be superior or better than some standard
strike (the top part of a ball in golf, baseball, or pool) giving it a forward spin
cut the top off
situated at the top or highest position
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.
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.
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.
The utmost degree; the acme; the summit.
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.
The chief person; the most prominent one.
The crown of the head, or the hair upon it; the head.
The head, or upper part, of a plant.
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.
A bundle or ball of slivers of comkbed wool, from which the noils, or dust, have been taken out.
Eve; verge; point.
The part of a cut gem between the girdle, or circumference, and the table, or flat upper surface.
To rise aloft; to be eminent; to tower; as, lofty ridges and topping mountains.
To predominate; as, topping passions.
To excel; to rise above others.
To cover on the top; to tip; to cap;
To rise above; to excel; to outgo; to surpass.
To rise to the top of; to go over the top of.
To take off the or upper part of; to crop.
To perform eminently, or better than before.
To raise one end of, as a yard, so that that end becomes higher than the other.