mast

a portable derrick that is capable of being raised as a unit, as distinguished from a standard derrick, which cannot be raised to a working position as a unit. For transporting by land, the mast can be divided into two or more sections to avoid excessive length extending from truck beds on the highway. Compare derrick

mast

a portable derrick that is capable of being erected as a unit, as distinguished from a standard derrick that cannot be raised to a working position as a unit. For transporting by land, the mast can be divided into two or more sections to avoid excessive length extending from truck beds on the highway. Compare derrick.

mast

  1. a vertical spar for supporting sails
  2. nuts of forest trees (as beechnuts and acorns) accumulated on the ground; used especially as food for swine
  3. nuts of forest trees used as feed for swine
  4. any sturdy upright pole

Mast

A vertical pole on a ship which supports sails or rigging.
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mast

(from the article `fluid mechanics`) When a yacht is sailing into the wind, its sail acts as an airfoil of which the mast is the leading edge, and the considerations that favour long ... the sails, masts, booms, yards, stays, and lines of a sailing vessel, or its cordage only.The name of a sail is frequently derived from the name of th...
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mast

[n] - nuts of forest trees (as beechnuts and acorns) accumulated on the ground 2. [n] - nuts of forest trees used as feed for swine 3. [n] - any sturdy upright pole 4. [n] - a vertical spar for supporting sails
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Mast

• (n.) 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. • (n.) The vertical post of a derrick or crane. • (n.) The fruit of the oak and b...
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mast

noun a vertical spar for supporting sails
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Mast

[botany] Mast is the `fruit of forest trees like acorns and other nuts.` It is also defined as `the fruit of trees such as beech, and other forms of Cupuliferae.` Alternatively, it can also refer to `a heap of nuts.` The term `mast` comes from the Old English word `mæst`, meaning the nuts of forest trees that have accumulated on the ground...
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Mast

[hieroglyph] The ancient Egyptian ship`s mast hieroglyph is one of the oldest language hieroglyphs from Ancient Egypt. It is used on a famous label of Pharaoh Den of the First dynasty, but forms part of the location hieroglyph: Emblem of the East. Nectanebo II`s obelisk uses the ship`s mast hieroglyph when describing the construction of his...
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Mast

[naval] In naval tradition, a mast is a non-judicial punishment (`NJP`) disciplinary hearing under which a commanding officer studies and disposes of cases involving those in his command. If the officer conducting the proceeding is either a captain, or a lower ranking officer (typically a commander or lieutenant commander) serving as comman...
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Mast

[sailing] The mast of a sailing vessel is a tall spar, or arrangement of spars, erected more or less vertically on the centre-line of a ship or boat. Its purposes include carrying sail, spars, and derricks, and giving necessary height to a navigation light, look-out position, signal yard, control position, radio aerial or signal lamp. Large...
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Mast

[Sufism] In Sufi philosophy, a mast (pronounced `must`) is a person who is overcome with love for God, with accompanying external disorientation resembling intoxication. The word originates from the Sufi term mast-Allah meaning `intoxicated with God.` from Persian mast, lit. `intoxicated.` Another interpretation of its origin is that it is ...
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Mast

Mast (mȧst) noun [ Anglo-Saxon mæst , fem.; akin to German mast , and English 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 a...
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Mast

Mast noun (Aëronautics) A spar or strut to which tie wires or guys are attached for stiffening purposes.
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Mast

Mast transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Masted ; present participle & verbal noun Masting .] To furnish with a mast or masts; to put the masts of in position; as, to mast a ship.
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Mast

A pole usually going straight up from the deck (height can be tuned for different body weights), used to attach sail and boom.
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Mast

A tall vertical pole which supports the sails of a sailing ship.
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Mast

A vertical pole on a ship which supports sails or rigging.
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Mast

A vertical pole on a ship which supports sails or rigging.
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MAST

acronym: Marine Science and Technology Programme (CEC)
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mast

Any vertical pole or spar protruding above decks on a boat.
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Mast

edible seed and fruit produced by trees or shrubs that wildlife species will consume - hard (e.g., acorn) or soft (e.g., Flowering dogwood fruit.)
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mast

fruit of beech, oak and other forest trees used as food for swine (P 205); fruits of oak and beech (used for fattening swine in summer) (L 238); fruits of beech, oak and sweet chestnut used for fattening pigs, either collected for them or fed from the ground (E, 141)
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mast

fruit of beech, oak and other forest trees used as food for swine (P 205); fruits of oak and beech (used for fattening swine in summer) (L 238); fruits of beech, oak and sweet chestnut used for fattening pigs, either collected for them or fed from the ground (E, 141)
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