Definitions for "Top"
A platform surrounding the head of the lower mast and projecting on all sudes. It serves to spead the topmast rigging, thus strengheningthe mast, and also furnishes a convenient standing place for the men aloft.
Keywords:  summit, utmost, acme, highest, mountain
The highest price reached for a given security over a given period of time. opposite of bottom.
Keywords:  sadist, dominant, dom, scene, doee
( Noun) The one in a power-exchange who is "taking" the power/control away from the "bottom". A Top is a generic term usually meaning the one who does things to someone else: the dominator, the controller, the sadist, the giver, etc.
Keywords:  conical, combed, spin, worsted, wool
A child's toy, commonly in the form of a conoid or pear, made to spin on its point, usually by drawing off a string wound round its surface or stem, the motion being sometimes continued by means of a whip.
Keywords:  keyservice, reoc, glossary, http
Keywords:  hop, hit, strike, noils, comkbed
A bundle or ball of slivers of comkbed wool, from which the noils, or dust, have been taken out.
Keywords:  pa'anga, tongan, p'anga, tonga, tong
Tongan Pa'anga
Keywords:  boeing, technical, acronym, udp, office
Technical office protocols developed by Boeing.
Keywords:  cpu, unix, usage, updated, display
Top is the ever popular top processes display for Unix. It provides a continuously updated display of processes and other system information. Top will show you exactly what your system is doing.
Keywords:  paperboard, felt, exhibits, best, wire
To arrange, as fruit, with the best on top.
Keywords:  surpass, rise, excel, outgo, yard
To excel; to rise above others.
Keywords:  guitar, audience, ding, afraid, stiffer
a canvas tent to house the audience at a circus performance; "he was afraid of a fire in the circus tent"; "they had the big top up in less than an hour"
Keywords:  girdle, crown, upper, mower, pavilion
The crown of the head, or the hair upon it; the head.
The value corresponding to an agent on which no objects were successful, (so it was of top difficulty), or for an object which succeeded on every agent (so it was of top ability). An estimate of this value requires information or assertions beyond the current data.
Treasury Offset Program ( link to)
Keywords:  sergeant
a top sergeant
To cut, break, or otherwise take off the top of (a steel ingot) to remove unsound metal.
TOP is a brand of cigarette rolling papers distributed by Republic Tobacco Company of Glenview, Illinois. Republic Tobacco paid an undisclosed amount to acquire the brand from R. J. Reynolds in 1987.
The Top was a DC Comics supervillain and one of the earliest rogues of The Flash's (Barry Allen).
To cover on the top; to tip; to cap; -- chiefly used in the past participle.
Keywords:  dia, drone, lingo, bottom, sweeps
The top piece of each drone. It has a tuning chamber at the bottom part of the bore and a bell at the top. The shape at the top is always considerably larger (about 2" dia.) than just below (about 7/8" dia.). The shape sweeps up to the top from the cord holders. The diameter is larger at the top in order to accommodate the bell.
The uppermost layer, or "front," of a quilt, which is usually intended to be seen.
Tourist Oriented Police
Keywords:  tiley, paraffin, lid, globe, mantle
This is the part of the Tiley lamp consists of a painted lid to protect the other components, tubes that duct oxygen and gaseous paraffin to the mantle and the mantle itself. Because the mantle is so delicate the top should be removed only when need in order to clean the globe or to change the mantle.
Keywords:  uno, washer, candelabra, chimney, clip
See *Top Wire*, *Candelabra Clip Top*, *Chimney Top*, *Clip Top*, *Uno Top* & *Washer Top
Keywords:  kettle, couldn't, carton, bottle, exact
covering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container); "he removed the top of the carton"; "he couldn't get the top off of the bottle"; "put the cover back on the kettle"
Description of a general sexual position. A "top" prefers being penetrating over being the pentrated. He still called the top even if he lies still and his partner does all the moving.
Keywords:  transoceanic, licence, polar
Transoceanic and Polar licence
Keywords:  passions, predominate
To predominate; as, topping passions.
Term completion Also known as a wild card search. Term completion allows a broader retrieval of terms by use of a special character (*). For example, compu* returns compute, computer, compulsory, compound.
marginal inscription appearing on some bicolored flat press stamps. The purpose of the inscription was to reduce of the possibility of a sheet being inverted on its second pass through the press, and thus also to reduce the possibility of creating invert stamps.
Keywords:  gaff, flange, boom, end, yard
To raise one end of, as a yard, so that that end becomes higher than the other.
Keywords:  deas, workbench, icon, screen, degrees
An I-DEAS wide icon which sets the screen in a view 90 degrees from the view on the workbench looking from the top.
Eve; verge; point.
Termination of Pregnancy. The abortion of a foetus. Terminations are legal in South Africa and are regulated by the Termination of Pregnancy Act.
Keywords:  crab
n. crab(s)
Keywords:  temoval, tree, shoots, balloon, cleared
pass by, over, or under without making contact; "the balloon cleared the tree tops"
Keywords:  stared, waist, garment, shoulders, hips
a garment (especially for women) that extends from the shoulders to the waist or hips; "he stared as she buttoned her top"
The beginning point of each chorus, the first beat of the first measure.
Time Out Program. A planned leave from the university for a semester or year. No readmission application is required.
Keywords:  esp, breeds, sheep, superior, domestic
To improve (domestic animals, esp. sheep) by crossing certain individuals or breeds with other superior.
The high price in any market over a specified period (namely, intraday top, weekly top, long-term top, and so on).
Used in the context of general equities. Indicating the higher price one is willing to pay for a stock in his order; implies a not held order.
When referring to envelope specifications, the dimension of the envelope with the opening even if it is on the side relative to the address, corner card, etc.
Keywords:  eleven, railroad, slang, see
Slang for eleven. See railroad.
Keywords:  baseball, half, google, query, first
The first half of a baseball innings
This article is about the sexual activity. For other uses of the term, see Top (disambiguation).
Keywords:  stiffening, saw, blade, piece, back
To put a stiffening piece or back on (a saw blade).
Keywords:  boots
Keywords:  closest, band
Closest to the band.
Keywords:  stimuli, games, controls, sex, person
The person who controls the stimuli during sex games.
Provides matching grants to non-profit organization to fund projects that improve the quality of, and the public access to, education, healthcare, public safety and other community-based services. -Family Access Project
Keywords:  prominent, chief, person, one
The chief person; the most prominent one.
A person who prefers to be the one who administers discipline, punishment, or stimulation during BDSM activities.
Keywords:  ingredient, drink
Ingredient is put on top of drink.
Keywords:  fucking, doing, generally, person
person doing the fucking, generally
go beyond; "She exceeded our expectations"; "She topped her performance of last year"
Keywords:  mine, roof, back
A mine roof; same as "back."
training opportunities programme.
Keywords:  ahead, class, first, year, her
be ahead of others; be the first; "she topped her class every year"
Keywords:  wetted, width, step, output, cross
The top width of the wetted cross section in the detailed output for the time step.
An amplifier unit that is separate from any type of speaker enclosure.
Keywords:  adj, pair, higher, hand, set
adj. The higher hand. set. Top pair.
Keywords:  peak, see
Keywords:  cloud
Keywords:  occupancy, permit, track
Track Occupancy Permit
Keywords:  take, pay, agreements, costs
Take-or-Pay (Agreements)
Keywords:  enjoys, role, active, sex, one
One who enjoys the * active* role in sex.
Keywords:  vertically, position
Used to position vertically
Also Known As: Transfer of Plan; Transfer of mobile service; transfer of contract; plan transfer Definition: The change of ownership of a plan to another party.
Keywords:  category, spaces, see
See Category of topological spaces.
Generally a US term for active. A man who gives, penetrates.
Keywords:  unit, see
See unit.
Keywords:  see
See "topspin"
Someone who takes the controlling role in a particular BDSM scene. “Top” doesn't imply that this is their preferred position (“dom” does)
To beat an opponent.
Shot that does not get airborne as a result of a player hitting the top of the ball. A "top" is most often a result of a player moving his head and not looking at the ball.
To hit the ball above center, which causes it to roll or hop instead of flying.
A common tool used to display information about the top processes on the system.
generally, the person in charge/control of an SM scene, i.e., the doer rather than the "doee".
verb] To be the spanker in spanking play, or [noun] someone whose spanking orientation is that of the spanker.
The upper part of ski/board with the graphic on it.
A term used to describe a situation where a currency has traded to the top of its range and, as a consequence of market resistance, has failed to break into a new range.
Display top CPU processes, see Section 4.1.4, Section and Section
This article is about the sexual activity. For other uses of the term, see Top (disambiguation).
See on: Investopedia The highest price level reached by a security, index of securities, commodity or economic cycle in a given time period, followed by at least a short-term decline.
A common expression in BDSM for a person who takes on the Dominant role for the duration of a scene. This term is associated with being on the administering end of sadism, bondage, and discipline.
A top, or spinning top, is a children's toy that can be spun on an axis, balancing on a point. The top is one of the oldest recognizable toys found on archaeological sites. Besides toys, tops have also historically been used for gambling and prophecy.
In most Unix-like operating systems, the top command produces a constantly-updated list of all resident processes, listed in order of CPU usage. It shows how much processing power and memory are being used, as well as other information about the running processes.
Clean wool which has been combed in preparation for worsted spinning.
Comfort Top Control Top Girdle Top
A top is an event in technical analysis, where a security's market price reach a high, then a higher high, and then a lower high.
Display top CPU processes, see the section called "Displaying process information", the section called "Memory resources" and the section called "I/O resources".
The active partner in anal intercourse.
A period of distribution. The high point of an upward move or one of several recognized reversal patterns.
On a traditional square rigged ship, the top is the platform at the upper end of each (lower) mast. This is not the masthead "crow's nest" of the popular imagination - above the mainmast (for example) is the main-topmast, main-topgallant-mast and main-royal-mast, so that the top is actually about 1/4 to 1/3 of the way up the mast as a whole.
Active partner who usually is in control during sex. Opposite of "bottom."
To hit the ball above its center causing it to roll or hop rather than rise
A program on some UNIX systems that shows the current state of system resource usage.
The uppermost part of the mast.
(1) Designates the felt side of a sheet of paper. The top side of a sheet is the side not against the wire during manufacture. (2) In paperboard, the top is the side that exhibits the best quality.
The quilt before you have put it together with the batting and backing.
top is a process that displays the processes running on the system, sorted by CPU usage. The display typically updates itself every few seconds. Very useful to check if any of your programs are running out of control.
(n) The beginning, often synonymous with head.
A person who derives erotic pleasure from assuming temporary, consensual control over another person. Also known as "dominant" or "master" or "mistress."
Temoval of the top of a tree or plant: sometimes the removal or stopping of shoots
10 Ranking - A web page that is listed in the first 10 search results for a search query. Top- 10 in Google also means on the first page using the standard search criteria
Take-or-pay costs
Technical Observation Post
The edge of the envelope where the opening is, whether it is on the short or long edge.
TRICARE Overseas Program. The managed health care program Outside the Continental United States (OCONUS). TOP blends many of the features of the Department of Defense (DoD) stateside TRICARE program while also allowing for the significant cultural differences unique to foreign countries and their health care practices. The TOP consists of three regions—TRICARE Europe, TRICARE Pacific, and TRICARE Latin America and Canada, including Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
(n) Acronym for technical and office protocol, a standard developed to assist in the integration of technical information within an office environment. TOP allows file transfer, management, and access; message handling; standards for document revision and exchange; directory services; graphics; and database management.
UDP User Datagram Protocol
A continuous strand of partially manufactured wool, which previously has been scoured, carded, and combed; an intermediate stage in the process of worsted yarn.
Produced by carding and combing of wool or from the cutting of continuous filament tows of man-made fibres. Presented in the form of a package of sliver.
A plug, or conical block of wood, with longitudital grooves on its surface, in which the strands of the rope slide in the process of twisting.
In square-rigged vessels, a platform at a lowermasthead, usually semicircular in shape. Serves to spread topmast shrouds and as a working floor for crewmembers engaged in rigging repairs, splicing, etc.
Large coil of combed and lightly twisted ropes of wool fiber or synthetic staple wound into shape resembling large cheese, ready for spinning into yarn.
The first half of an inning.
In currencies, this is the abbreviation for the Tong P'anga.
The highest part of anything; the upper end, edge, or extremity; the upper side or surface; summit; apex; vertex; cover; lid; as, the top of a spire; the top of a house; the top of a mountain; the top of the ground.
See "Dominant".
The value shown in the Results Table for an agent on which no objects were successful, (so it was of top difficulty), or for an object which succeeded on every agent (so it was of top ability)
To rise aloft; to be eminent; to tower; as, lofty ridges and topping mountains.
The part of the diamond above the pavilion, correctly called the "crown". Also a modifier used in descriptive colour grading systems, meaning better than or in the upper range of , e.g. top silver cape.
(pronounced "top") Acronym for Technical and Office Protocol.
Hitting the ball above its center, causing it to roll or hop along the ground.
The high treble, the range of audio frequencies above about 8kHz.
The head, or upper part, of a plant.
Technical Office Protocol. A seven layer architecture designed for office automation.
Acronym for Technical Office Protocol developed by Boeing.
1. (aka: "dub") when the bottom of the club contacts the ball above its center of gravity and the ball immediately hits the ground. 2. the end of the backswing where the hands are at their highest. Example: "Nobody likes to top the ball." 2. "Joe hesitated too long at the top of his swing."
A Dominant and or Sadist.
Platform around the mast.
To cut off the top of a tree down to a utilizable diameter for use as a spar. (Somewhat rare these days, as mobile, portable spars and towers are the rule.)
Meaning varies by sexual subculture, but generally means either (1) dominant in BDSM or power exchange play, or (2) penetrating partner in anal sex.
to suspend the outer end of a gaff or boom [169.20
When a golfer strikes the ball above its centre.
being a 'top' means being the 'giver' in anal sex i.e. the the one who penetrates his partner.
in medical lingo this is referred to as anal insertive sex. While being a "top" is not as dangerous as being a "bottom", it still carries a high risk of acquiring HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases if condoms are not used.
The semicircular platform which rests upon the crosstrees at the head of a lower mast. It serves to spread the topmast shrouds, so as to form a greater angle to the mast and support it better. Tops are named after the mast to which they belong, e.g. foretop, maintop, mizzentop.
The part of a cut gem between the girdle, or circumference, and the table, or flat upper surface.
the upper part of anything; "the mower cuts off the tops of the grass"; "the title should be written at the top of the first page"
To perform eminently, or better than before.
A forward spin given to the ball by hitting it on or near the top.
To strike a ball above the center.
To rise at one end, as a yard; -- usually with up.
To rise above; to excel; to outgo; to surpass.
To rise to the top of; to go over the top of.
To take off the or upper part of; to crop.
To cover with another dye; as, to top aniline black with methyl violet to prevent greening and crocking.
When the ball is struck at a point high enough that it travels only a short distance.
A stroke on the top of the ball.
To strike the top of, as a wall, with the hind feet, in jumping, so as to gain new impetus; -- said of a horse.
To strike (the ball) above the center; also, to make (as a stroke) by hitting the ball in this way.
A platform surrounding the head of the lower mast, and projecting on all sides, serving to extend the shrouds.
To hit the ball above its center. A shot that will dive downward and roll or hop on the ground rather than rise.
in matchpoint scoring, the highest possible score on one deal.
a turn in price on the chart after a rise. By itself, it has no predictive value. But if it forms into a double top or a head and shoulders top, it comprises a geometric pattern which may have predictive value.
1) A platform at the upper end of the lower (lowest) mast section. 2) The mast section next above the lower mast and the top platform. 3) The yard supported by that mast. 4) The second lowest square sail. It is stretched between the top yard and the course yard.
the highest or uppermost side of anything; "put your books on top of the desk"; "only the top side of the box was painted"
Dynamically displays process status 1356
commonly used when talking about anal sex to mean the one inserting their penis into their partner
(when long) the point on the chart where the stock backs off real fast before you get out (when short) the exact spot where you cover
the side of the guitar facing the audience when the player is standing up.
Technical Office Protocol. A set of standard protocols aimed at office automation.
1) (n) in general, the partner in sex who is active, or giving 2) (n) in the Leather Community sadist, dom, domme, or dominatrix; the one who takes charge of the scene 3) (v) to take charge or be bossy
The utmost degree; the acme; the summit.
The top program provides a dynamic real-time view of a running system. It can display system summary information as well as a list of tasks currently being managed by the Linux kernel. The types of system summary information shown and the types, order and size of information displayed for tasks are all user configurable and that configuration can be made persistent across restarts. [from the man page] Keyword(s): process management
the person on the giving end of anal penetration
The top panel of the shell opposite the open or flange end.
An acoustic guitar's top is important to its tone and durability. A solid top, meaning one made of a thin piece of spruce, cedar, or other soft wood, produces what many artists believe is the best tone, but it's very sensitive to changes in the weather and it's not very ding-resistant. A laminated top is made of several pieces of wood sandwiched together (like plywood). This stiffer type of top is a lot more durable and less expensive than a solid wood top, and the tone tends to be less rich than a solid top's tone.
The ISO 4217 currency code for the Tonga Pa'anga.
Top end of the log.
In reference to paper, designates the felt side of a sheet. The top of a sheet is the side not against the wire during manufacture. In paperboard, the top is the side that exhibits the best quality.
A strand of longer fibers that have been straightened, made parallel and separated from the shorter fibers by combing.
The high end of the mast.
Dominant person either all the time or only during a scene
In a BDSM relationship, the "Top" is the same as a the "Dominant" In some more specialize relationship, the "Top" is the one in control (For instance, in a pure Sado Masochistic relationship without Domination Submission or Bondage Discipline, the one who give the pain is the Top)
the top point of a mountain or hill; "the view from the peak was magnificent"; "they clambered to the summit of Monadnock"
provide with a top; "the towers were topped with conical roofs"
the highest level or degree attainable; "his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty"; "the artist's gifts are at their acme"; "at the height of her career"; "the peak of perfection"; "summer was at its peak"; "...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame"; "the summit of his ambition"; "so many highest superlatives achieved by man"; "at the top of his profession"
the greatest possible intensity; "he screamed at the top of his lungs"
platform surrounding the head of a lower mast
a conical child's plaything tapering to a steel point on which it can be made to spin; "he got a bright red top and string for his birthday"
The highest rank; the most honorable position; the utmost attainable place; as, to be at the top of one's class, or at the top of the school.
be at the top of or constitute the top or highest point; "A star tops the Christmas Tree"
reach or ascend the top of; "The hikers topped the mountain just before noon"
Top is a CPU usage display program. It provides a rolling display of the processes with the highest CPU usage on a Unix system, and also displays other information about the overall health of the system, including load averages and memory utilization.
strike (the top part of a ball in golf, baseball, or pool) giving it a forward spin
cut the top off; "top trees and bushes"
be the culminating event; "The speech crowned the meeting"
finish up or conclude; "They topped off their dinner with a cognac"; "top the evening with champagne"
situated at the top or highest position; "the top shelf"
not to be surpassed; "his top effort"
A shot mistakenly hit with the bottom edge of the club, so that the ball is embedded in the ground before popping up, and in most cases traveling only a short distance.
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