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crest

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verb
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noun
1 noun of hillbarr masc1  c m umullach masc1  c m uthe crest of the hill barr an chnoic, mullach an chnoic 2 noun of wavecírín masc4  c m udroim masc3  c m uthe crest of a wave círín toinne, caipín toinne
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3 noun of achievement, happiness, etcbuaic fem2he set the company up during the crest of the economic boom bhunaigh sé an comhlacht nuair a bhí an geilleagar ar a bhuaic, bhunaigh sé an comhlacht nuair a bhí an geilleagar faoi lánseolthe taoiseach is riding a crest of popularity tá gnaoi an phobail ar an taoiseach thar mar a bhí riamh 4 noun coat of armssuaitheantas masc1  c m uarmas masc1  c m uschool crest suaitheantas scoile 5 noun ZOOL of birdcírín masc4  c m ucuircín masc4  c m u 6 noun ZOOL on animalmoing fem2  c m u
verb
7 verb hill TRANSITIVEcuir díot  c m utéigh thar PhrV  c m uto crest a hill mullach cnoic a chur díot 8 verb wave INTRANSITIVEtolg verb  c m ulíon verb  c m uhuge waves were cresting and breaking on the rocks bhí tonnta uafásacha ag tolgadh agus ag briseadh ar na carraigeacha 9 verb of whale etc TRANSITIVEtar go barr toinnthe whale crested the surface of the waves tháinig an míol mór go barr na dtonntahe screamed when he saw the fin crest the waves lig sé béic nuair a chonaic sé an eite ag briseadh trí na tonnta 10 verb (US) of river INTRANSITIVEbarr tuile a shroicheadhthe river is expected to crest tomorrow ceaptar go sroichfidh an abhainn barr tuile amárach 11 verb (US) of popularity etc INTRANSITIVEbheith i mbarr do bhuaicebheith i mbláth do mhaitheasatheir popularity will crest this summer beidh siad i mbláth a maitheasa an samhradh seo, beidh siad i mbuaic a réime an samhradh seo
phrases

the crest of a wave

he's riding the crest of a wave at present tá sé ar mhuin na muice faoi láthair, tá sé i mbarr a mhaitheasa i láthair na huaire, tá gach uile shórt ar sheol na braiche aige faoi láthair

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