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mount resistance

To try to stop or keep something from happening. I'm worried that the townspeople are going to mount resistance once they learn that yet another tax has been levied against them.
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mount something against someone or something

to create or instigate something against someone or something. The prosecutor mounted a questionable case against Robert. The state mounted a very complex case against the company.
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mount something on something

to place or attach something onto something. Mount the butterflies on plain white paper. Sue mounted her favorite stamps on a display board.
See also: mount, on

mount up

 
1. to get up on a horse. Mount up and let's get out of here! Please mount up so we can leave.
2. [for something] to increase in amount or extent. Expenses really mount up when you travel. Medical expenses mount up very fast when you're in the hospital.
See also: mount, up

mount/stand/keep ˈguard (over somebody/something)

act as a guard: Two soldiers stood guard over the captured weapons.
See also: guard, keep, mount, stand
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Patrick said Keller put together the group's competition this year to test the skills of the mounted law enforcement officers on horseback, just one of the contributions she has made to the organization over the years.
This skid mounted system offers a small footprint and can be caster mounted to service multiple reactors or extruders.
To offset the department's expenses for operating the program, the not-for-profit Friends of the Mounted Unit donates funds for refreshments, safety helmets, T-shirts with the PAL and Mounted Unit logos, and photographs of the children.
While working as a machinist, he mounted small skeletons as a hobby.
For higher production requirements, units can be equipped with a catalyst system and a mixer assembly and mounted remotely or directly on the dispenser.
Both say their passion for hunting - and the ability to get their own animals mounted quickly - compelled them to become owners.
No handguard, leaf sight/rail grabber assembly that mounts on the M4 or M5 adapter rail system, carrying handle mounted quadrant sight, and mounting hardware (quick-release bracket)
Dehumidifying desiccant dryers with microprocessor controller feature dew-points of -40 F; electronic temperature control; process-air filter with cyclone and cartridge; cycle rates of 8, 12, and 16/hr; no moving parts except two four-way valves and the blowers; hopper clean-out door and large sightglass; 20 through 4000 cfm size range with hopper capacities to 25,000 lb; direct-drive fans; location of desiccant inside towers and heaters outside in separate boxes; and drawer-type process-air heaters mounted externally.
Dehumidifying desiccant dryers with microprocessor controller feature dewpoints of -40 F; electronic temperature control; process-air filter with cyclone and cartridge; cycle rates of 8, 12, and 16/hr; no moving parts except two four-way valves and the blowers; hopper clean-out door and large sightglass; 20 through 4000 cfm size range with hopper capacities to 25,000 lb; direct-drive fans; location of desiccant inside towers and heaters outside in separate boxes; and drawer-type process-air heaters mounted externally.
Secret Service agents will join a Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer and several Portland and Bridgton, Maine police officers to summit Mount Katahdin in Maine.
Line of dehumidifying dryers are machine mounted, portable, or floor-mounted with air-flow ratings of 25 to 2500 cfm.
When mounted flush, the FPS-1000's ultra-clean 2" wall plate fully conceals all hardware and includes integrated cable management.
Both mounts feature internal cord management paths to keep unsightly cords and cables concealed from view, multidirectional positioning (roll, pitch and yaw) for proper image alignment, and can be flush mounted with an extension column for additional versatility and creativity in a home theater environment.
Options include digital dewpointers, diagnostics, central drying system, after cooling coils, and heaters mounted at the hopper for additional energy savings.
When mounted flush against the wall, the new mount's ultra-clean 2" profile is fully concealed, while its "active cable management" flawlessly hides all wires and cables.