Definition of Masts. Meaning of Masts. Synonyms of Masts

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Definition of Masts

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 Masts from wikipedia

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- made mast, as opposed to sections formed from single pieces of timber, which were known as pole masts. For square-sail carrying ship, the masts, given...
- Typical masts are of steel lattice or tubular steel construction. Masts themselves play no part in the transmission of mobile telecommunications. Masts (to...
- This is a list of catastrophic collapses of masts and towers. Masts and towers can collapse as a result of natural disasters, such as storms and fires;...
- Khalifa skys****er at 829.8 m (2,722 ft). Listed are gu**** masts (such as telecommunication masts), self-supporting towers (such as the CN Tower), skys****ers...
- military tradition indicate that "half-mast" is reserved to usage aboard a ship, where flags are typically flown from masts, and at naval ships as****. Elsewhere...
- Lattice masts, or cage masts, are a type of observation mast common on major warships in the early 20th century. They are a type of hyperboloid structure...
- favoured the lattice mast which they used on their first battleships in 1906. The Royal Navy preferred pole or tripod masts. The masts were intended to provide...
- one set of guys. Sailing masts, the masts that support the sails on sailboats, are also typically gu**** masts. Gu**** masts are sometimes also used for...
- each have two optronic masts manufactured by Thales Optronics. In 2004, the United States Navy began ****ing photonics masts to Virginia-cl**** submarines...
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