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

- Look up MAST, Mast, mast, mast-, or masts in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Mast, MAST or MASt may refer to: Mast (sailing), a vertical spar on a sailing...
- a made mast, as opposed to sections formed from single pieces of timber, which were known as pole masts. Those who specialised in making masts were known...
- strictly limited the construction of new battleships. Pagoda masts were built on existing tripod masts by adding searchlight and other platforms, lookouts and...
- Lattice masts, or cage masts, or basket masts, are a type of observation mast common on United States Navy major warships in the early 20th century. They...
- the ground or on top of buildings. Typical masts are of steel lattice or tubular steel construction. Masts tend to be cheaper to build but require an...
- structurally efficient and reasonably lightweight. Tripod masts were predated by pole masts. The idea dates at least as far back as the French Terrible-class...
- deck is located 60 metres above the ground in the concrete tower. List of masts Göteborgs-Posten, 29 november 1995, p. 11, "Antennen är högst i stan"; Den...
- plan of three or more masts, all of them square-rigged. Such a vessel is said to have a ship rig or be ship-rigged, with each mast stepped in three segments:...
- Academy, commonly referred to as MAST Academy, or MAST, is a public high school on Virginia Key in Miami, Florida. MAST Academy is a magnet school under...
- with three or more masts and fore mast, mainmast and additional masts rigged square and only the aftmost mast (mizzen in three-masted barques) rigged fore...