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atop

Syllabification: a·top
Pronunciation: /əˈtäp
 
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Definition of atop in English:

preposition

On the top of: the weathervane is perched atop the barn
More example sentences
  • Many had perched atop the two and three-storeyed buildings on either side of the road.
  • Perched awkwardly atop each tree was a scruffy but huge Californian condor.
  • The large yellow house was perched atop a sharp incline of rocks leading down to the beach.

adverb

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On the top: the air raid siren atop of the courthouse
More example sentences
  • The symbol atop of the Šentilj church belfry is quite unusual for a Catholic region: it forms a patriarchal cross with three crossbars standing atop of a recumbent and somewhat stylized crescent.
  • Part way down, we stopped at the Torre Tavira, which is a merchant's house atop of which an observation tower was built.

Words that rhyme with atop

bop, chop, clop, cop, crop, dop, drop, Dunlop, estop, flop, fop, glop, hop, intercrop, knop, kop, lop, mop, op, plop, pop, prop, screw-top, shop, slop, sop, stop, strop, swap, tiptop, top, underprop, whop, wop

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