Definitions for "Crest"
The plume of feathers, or other decoration, worn on a helmet; the distinctive ornament of a helmet, indicating the rank of the wearer; hence, also, the helmet.
A bearing worn, not upon the shield, but usually above it, or separately as an ornament for plate, liveries, and the like. It is a relic of the ancient cognizance. See Cognizance, 4.
To mark with lines or streaks, like, or regarded as like, waving plumes.
Introduced in 1996, this is a computerised system to settle up share purchases. No more bits of paper passing hands any more.
The CREST settlement system was launched in July 1996 to replace TALISMAN, the settlement system operated by the Stock Exchange which ceased to operate in April 1997. CREST is owned by CrestCo Limited, an independent service company owned by a consortium of market participants. CREST is an RCH (see Recognised Clearing House). CREST currently permits certificated and uncertificated settlement (see Dematerialised Holdings), of UK and Irish equities and corporate loan stocks. CREST’s benefits are more apparent as a paperless system facilitating faster settlement including T + 0.
The electronic system whereby UK listed shares are registered on a computer. This means that no certificates are issued to shareholders and purchases and sales are effected instantaneously on the computer without paper. It also means that share registers are constantly updated.
Keywords:  surmount, summit, ridge, neck, arch
The upper curve of a horse's neck.
The summit of a hill or mountain ridge.
The ornamental finishing which surmounts the ridge of a roof, canopy, etc.
One of two types of scleroderma, an autoimmune disorder characterized by thickening of the skin. Unlike the more severe form of scleroderma called progressive systemic sclerosis, which affects internal organs, CREST is limited to the skin of the hands and face. CREST stands for Calcinosis, Raynaud's phenomenon, Esophageal involvement, Sclerodactyly and Telangiectasia. (See Progressive systemic sclerosis)
Calcinosis, Raynauds phenomenon, Esophageal hypomotility, Sclerodactyly and Telangiectases
The helm or head, as typical of a high spirit; pride; courage.
A heraldric recognitive device fixed to the top of the great helm, introduced in the second half of the thirteenth and in wide use by the fourteenth century.
Thirteenth-century and later heraldic device attached to the top of the helm
A toothed, fringed, or hairy thickened portion on the disk of the lip on an orchid flower.
The long feathers on the head that raise or lower according to mood. Cockatiels and cockatoos are the best known examples of parrots with crests.
a showy growth of e.g. feathers or skin on the head of a bird or other animal
The highest stage or level of water at a specific point before the water begins to recede.
Highest point on a beach face, breakwater or seawall.
In a transverse wave, this is the part of the wave that rises "above" (positive) the rest state of the medium. Click here to see a crest graphic. Back to Wave Index
Colored marks placed near the nock of an arrow for identification purposes.
Colored bands painted on the arrow shaft in the area of the fletching and used for identification purposes or simply decoration.
Bands of color used as decoration or for identification on an arrow near the fletched end.
The top line of a slope or embankment.
lie at the top of; "Snow capped the mountains"
This usually refers to the top rail of a chair back, sofa back, etc.
Every Greek organization has a unique crest, a symbol of their organization. Each crest has hidden, secret meanings behind it. ZN's crest looks like this
the symbol used to represent a club or team and to distinguish itself from others. The symbols are generally worn as a patch on the jersey over the heart (right side of the chest). These symbols range in size, color, shape and meaning and generally have signifigance to the regions they represent. Many of the unique identifiers in this symbol are club/team bame, location, date founded, religious symbols, slogans, geographic indicators, etc. See also Badge, Logo and Shield.
A symbol representing families or clans, groups of people who share the same ansestors.
Keywords:  withers, def, poll, area, see
The area between the poll (see def.) and the withers (see def.)
Keywords:  wreath, smiley, pink, sitting, face
The pink smiley face, sitting on the wreath.
Keywords:  stout, beak, fault, serious, medium
a serious fault Beak Medium in length, stout and straight set
The clearing house for the London Stock Exchange.
The clearing house for the Londo n Stock Exchange.
Icarii military unit composed of twelve Wings.
Keywords:  cambered, road, center
the center of a cambered road
Upper edge or margin of a shoreline bluff (see Illustration 1).
Keywords:  apex, carved, empty, furniture, piece
The carved apex on a piece of furniture.{empty}{empty
a nationally recognised accreditation scheme for more
Keywords:  'comb, above, see
see 'Comb' above.
Keywords:  night, river, reach, last, high
reach a high point; "The river crested last night"
Keywords:  combat, mounted, article, building, see
see the article, Building Crests for Mounted Combat
Clinical Resource Efficiency Support Team
Keywords:  entry, equities, book, transfer, name
Name of book entry transfer system used for UK equities.
A service which enables the securities of UK registered companies to be held and transferred between members of CREST without the need for paper-based certificates and transfer forms.
Keywords:  form
To form a crest.