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Meaning of TOPPING

Pronunciation:  'tâping

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a flavorful addition on top of a dish
  2. [adj]  (British) excellent; best possible

TOPPING is a 7 letter word that starts with T.


 Synonyms: superior, top-flight, top-hole
 See Also: dish, frosting, garnish, glaze, ice, icing, meringue, whipped cream



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Top"ping\, n. (Angling)
    The tail of an artificial fly.
  2. \Top"ping\, a.
    1. Rising above; surpassing.
    2. Hence, assuming superiority; proud.
             The great and flourishing condition of some of the
             topping sinners of the world.         --South.
    3. Fine; gallant. [Slang] --Johnson.
  3. \Top"ping\, n.
    1. The act of one who tops; the act of cutting off the top.
    2. (Naut.) The act of raising one extremity of a spar higher
       than the other.
    3. pl. That which comes from hemp in the process of
    {Topping lift} (Naut.), a large, strong tackle employed to
       raise or top the end of a gaff, or of a boom.
Biology Dictionary
 Definition: The top layer on horizontal revetments or rock structures; also capping or cap stones.