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

- mast , a structure supported by guy-wires Mooring mast , a structure for docking an airship Radio masts and towers , towers that carry antennas The primary...
- 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...
- Typical masts are of steel lattice or tubular steel construction. Masts themselves play no part in the transmission of mobile telecommunications. Masts (to...
- Airship mooring masts can be broadly divided into fixed high masts and fixed or mobile low (or ‘stub’) masts. In the 1920s and 1930s masts were built in...
- 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...
- or more masts, all of them square-rigged. A full-rigged ship is said to have a ship rig or be ship-rigged. Such vessels also have each mast stepped in...
- reasonably lightweight. Tripod masts were predated by pole masts. The Royal Navy moved to tripod mast from pole masts with their last pre-dreadnought...
- 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...
- ****ed with photonics masts. The Marine Nationale's new nuclear attack submarines, the Suffren cl****, comes with an optronics mast with the following sensors:...
- strictly limited the construction of new battleships. Pagoda masts were built on existing tripod masts by adding searchlight and other platforms, lookouts and...
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