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Present participle of surmount.
For surmounting still steeper slopes, cable railways may be employed.
Little is left of the old fortifications except a tower of the 13th or 14th century, surmounting a gateway known as the Tour de Garnabie.
The isthmus on which the town stands (which position has caused it to be likened to Corinth) can be crossed without surmounting any great elevation, and offers a feasible canal route.
Surmounting all, at the intersection of the arches is a cross.
Lee, surmounting a lofty granite pedestal at the head of Franklin Street.
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