The uppermost part or side of anything; the highest point, pitch, or degree; the part of anything that is first or foremost.
- "Jill fell down and bumped the top of her head."
- "The unhappy toddler screamed at the top of his lungs."
- "Marshall was in the top of his class."
- "He reached the top of the mountain after a long climb."
- "Put your books on top of the desk."
- "The title should be written at the top of the first page."
a garment (especially for women) that extends from the shoulders to the waist or hips
- "Marvin stared as Julia buttoned her top."
a conical child's toy tapering to a steel-shod point on which it can be made to spin
- "The boy got a bright red top and string for his birthday."
- snurra [ barn, leksaker ]
the first half of an inning; the first three batters in batting order
- "A relief pitcher took over in the top of the fifth."
- höjdpunkt [ bildligt ]
something that covers a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container)
- "He removed the top of the carton."
a platform surrounding the head of a lower mast on a ship, and serving as a foothold, a means of extending the upper rigging, etc.
- märs [ sjöfart ]
The main, largest tent in a circus.
- "The big top was up and in no time, the audience was clapping for the clowns."
Technical and Office Protocol
- [ data ]
cut the top off
- "top trees and bushes"
be the culminating event