Noun(1) the top line of a hill, mountain, or wave(2) the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill(3) the center of a cambered road(4) (heraldry(5) a showy growth of e.g. feathers or skin on the head of a bird or other animal
Verb(1) lie at the top of(2) reach a high point
(1) It is expected to crest at 16.9 feet on Wednesday morning and to remain well above flood stage for the rest of the week, he said.(2) The bone can also be taken from several places, commonest being the iliac crest (pelvic bone).(3) The warriors struggled to reload and finish the job when to their horror, a second Marauder appeared over the crest of the hill.(4) The shoulders are scrunched up while the king is leaning against the family crest above the fireplace.(5) And he was up against Marcus who was on a crest of a wave.(6) The family crest is that of a shield surrounding the palace in Serepta.(7) Hip circumference was defined as the widest point, between the iliac crest and the crotch.(8) The Des Plaines River is expected to crest at more than 12 feet tonight.(9) With his crest laid back, the male probes the earth quickly and efficiently using his long, curved bill.(10) As she reached the crest of the hill she gasped at the sight.(11) One was taken when the spout was relatively far out and the other over the surf line where the broken crest of a wave is being sucked up.(12) The troops were realigning on the crest of the hill.(13) The short crest of the female is often not obvious.(14) Two hours out from the parking lot, we crest a little rise to find a tapered concrete pillar about four feet high.(15) Abruptly she also swerved to the right, dicing the crest of a tidal wave as she did so.(16) Many low-lying homes and roads are already flooded, but the Withlacoochee is still rising and is expected to crest on Wednesday morning.