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English definition of “crest”

crest

noun [C]  /krest/ us  
the top or highest part of something such as a wave or a hill: We climbed to the crest of the hill.

crest

verb [I]  /krest/ us  
(of a wave, a flood, etc.) to reach the highest level that something can reach: The flood waters crested Thursday (= reached their highest level).
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