Definition of Mast. Meaning of Mast. Synonyms of Mast

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Definition of Mast

Mast
Mast Mast, n. [AS. m[ae]st, masc.; akin to D., G., Dan., & Sw. mast, Icel. mastr, and perh. to L. malus.] 1. (Naut.) A pole, or long, strong, round piece of timber, or spar, set upright in a boat or vessel, to sustain the sails, yards, rigging, etc. A mast may also consist of several pieces of timber united by iron bands, or of a hollow pillar of iron or steel. The tallest pine Hewn on Norwegian hills, to be the mast Of some great ammiral.
Mast
Mast Mast, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Masted; p. pr. & vb. n. Masting.] To furnish with a mast or masts; to put the masts of in position; as, to mast a ship.
Mast
Mast Mast, n. [AS. m[ae]st, fem.; akin to G. mast, and E. meat. See Meat.] The fruit of the oak and beech, or other forest trees; nuts; acorns. Oak mast, and beech, . . . they eat. --Chapman. Swine under an oak filling themselves with the mast. --South.
Mast
Mast Mast, n. (A["e]ronautics) A spar or strut to which tie wires or guys are attached for stiffening purposes.

Meaning of Mast from wikipedia

- Mast, MAST or MASt may refer to: Mast (sailing) , a vertical spar on a sailing ship Flagmast, a pole for flying a flag Gu**** mast , a structure supported...
- A mast cell (also known as a mastocyte or a labrocyte) is a resident cell of connective tissue that contains many granules rich in histamine and heparin...
- a mast, however, when identifying a ship as "two-masted" or "three-masted" Fore-mast: the mast nearest the bow, or the mast forward of the main-mast. As...
- A gu**** mast is a tall thin vertical structure that depends on guy lines for stability. The mast itself has the compressive strength to support its own...
- Half-mast (British, Canadian and Australian English) or half-staff (American English) refers to a flag flying below the summit of a ship mast, a pole on...
- Mast cell activation syndrome (MCAS) is one type of mast cell activation disorder (MCAD), and is an immunological condition in which mast cells inappropriately...
- Mast-Jägermeister SE is a German liquor company owned by the Findel-Mast family. The corporate offices are located in Wolfenbüttel. Jägermeister is the...
- Mast stepping is the process of raising the mast of a boat. It may be a ceremonial occasion on a new boat, a necessary step, as in stepping the mast of...
- Mast is the fruit of forest trees and shrubs, such as acorns and other nuts. The term derives from the Old English mæst, meaning the nuts of forest trees...
- Mast Ali (born 1980) is an Indian actor and dialogue writer who is known for his Hyderabadi dialect humour. He is widely known as Saleem Pheku from the...
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