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Steadicam vs. Mount

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Steadicam

Steadicam is a brand of camera stabilizer mounts for motion picture cameras invented by Garrett Brown and introduced in 1975 by Cinema Products Corporation. It mechanically isolates the camera from the operator's movement, allowing for a smooth shot, even when the operator moves over an irregular surface.

Mountnoun

A hill or mountain.

Mountnoun

(palmistry) Any of seven fleshy prominences in the palm of the hand, taken to represent the influences of various heavenly bodies.

‘the mount of Jupiter’;

Mountnoun

(obsolete) A bulwark for offence or defence; a mound.

Mountnoun

(obsolete) A bank; a fund.

Mountnoun

(heraldry) A green hillock in the base of a shield.

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Mountnoun

An animal, usually a horse, used to ride on, unlike a draught horse

‘The rider climbed onto his mount.’;

Mountnoun

A mounting; an object on which another object is mounted.

‘The post is the mount on which the mailbox is installed.’;

Mountnoun

(obsolete) A rider in a cavalry unit or division.

‘The General said he has 2,000 mounts.’;

Mountnoun

A step or block to assist in mounting a horse.

Mountnoun

A signal for mounting a horse.

Mountverb

(transitive) To get upon; to ascend; to climb.

‘to mount stairs’;

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Mountverb

(transitive) To place oneself on (a horse, a bicycle, etc.); to bestride.

‘The rider mounted his horse.’;

Mountverb

(transitive) To cause to mount; to put on horseback; to furnish with animals for riding.

Mountverb

To cause (something) to rise or ascend; to drive up; to raise; to elevate; to lift up.

Mountverb

To rise on high; to go up; to be upraised or uplifted; to tower aloft; to ascend; often with up.

Mountverb

(transitive) To attach (an object) to a support, backing, framework etc.

‘to mount a mailbox on a post’; ‘to mount a specimen on a small plate of glass for viewing by a microscope’; ‘to mount a photograph on cardboard’; ‘to mount an engine in a car’;

Mountverb

To attach (a drive or device) to the file system in order to make it available to the operating system.

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Mountverb

To increase in quantity or intensity.

‘The bills mounted up and the business failed.’; ‘There is mounting tension in Crimea.’;

Mountverb

(obsolete) To attain in value; to amount (to).

Mountverb

(transitive) To get on top of (an animal) to mate.

Mountverb

To have sexual intercourse with someone.

Mountverb

(transitive) To begin (a campaign, military assault, etc.); to launch.

‘The General gave the order to mount the attack.’;

Mountverb

To deploy (cannon) for use.

‘to mount a cannon’;

Mountverb

(transitive) To prepare and arrange the scenery, furniture, etc. for use in (a play or production).

Mountverb

(cooking) To incorporate fat, especially butter, into (a dish, especially a sauce to finish it).

‘Mount the sauce with one tablespoon of butter.’;

Mountnoun

A mass of earth, or earth and rock, rising considerably above the common surface of the surrounding land; a mountain; a high hill; - used always instead of mountain, when put before a proper name; as, Mount Washington; otherwise, chiefly in poetry.

Mountnoun

A bulwark for offense or defense; a mound.

‘Hew ye down trees, and cast a mount against Jerusalem.’;

Mountnoun

A bank; a fund.

Mountnoun

Any one of seven fleshy prominences in the palm of the hand which are taken as significant of the influence of "planets," and called the mounts of Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, the Moon, Saturn, the Sun or Apollo, and Venus.

Mountnoun

That upon which a person or thing is mounted

‘She had so good a seat and hand, she might be trusted with any mount.’;

Mountnoun

The cardboard or cloth on which a drawing, photograph, or the like is mounted; a mounting.

Mountverb

To rise on high; to go up; to be upraised or uplifted; to tower aloft; to ascend; - often with up.

‘Though Babylon should mount up to heaven.’; ‘The fire of trees and houses mounts on high.’;

Mountverb

To get up on anything, as a platform or scaffold; especially, to seat one's self on a horse for riding.

Mountverb

To attain in value; to amount.

‘Bring then these blessings to a strict account,Make fair deductions, see to what they mount.’;

Mountverb

To get upon; to ascend; to climb; as, to mount the pulpit and deliver a sermon.

‘Shall we mount again the rural throne?’;

Mountverb

To place one's self on, as a horse or other animal, or anything that one sits upon; to bestride.

Mountverb

To cause to mount; to put on horseback; to furnish with animals for riding; to furnish with horses.

Mountverb

Hence: To put upon anything that sustains and fits for use, as a gun on a carriage, a map or picture on cloth or paper; to prepare for being worn or otherwise used, as a diamond by setting, or a sword blade by adding the hilt, scabbard, etc.; as, to mount a picture or diploma in a frame

Mountverb

To raise aloft; to lift on high.

‘What power is it which mounts my love so high?’;

Mountnoun

a lightweight horse kept for riding only

Mountnoun

the act of climbing something;

‘it was a difficult climb to the top’;

Mountnoun

a land mass that projects well above its surroundings; higher than a hill

Mountnoun

mounting consisting of a piece of metal (as in a ring or other jewelry) that holds a gem in place;

‘the diamond was in a plain gold mount’;

Mountnoun

something forming a back that is added for strengthening

Mountverb

attach to a support;

‘They mounted the aerator on a floating’;

Mountverb

go up or advance;

‘Sales were climbing after prices were lowered’;

Mountverb

fix onto a backing, setting, or support;

‘mount slides for macroscopic analysis’;

Mountverb

put up or launch;

‘mount a campaign against pronography’;

Mountverb

get on the back of;

‘mount a horse’;

Mountverb

go upward with gradual or continuous progress;

‘Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?’;

Mountverb

prepare and supply with the necessary equipment for execution or performance;

‘mount a theater production’; ‘mount an attack’; ‘mount a play’;

Mountverb

copulate with;

‘The bull was riding the cow’;

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