a woman who has undergone a mastectomy
[ma-stek-tuh-mee] /mæˈstɛk tə mi/ noun, plural mastectomies. Surgery. 1. the operation of removing all or part of the breast or mamma. /mæˈstɛktəmɪ/ noun (pl) -mies 1. the surgical removal of a breast n. surgical removal of a breast, 1909, from Greek mastos “woman’s breast” (see masto-) + -ectomy. mastectomy mas·tec·to·my (mā-stěk’tə-mē) n. Surgical removal of […]
- Master aircrew
noun 1. a warrant rank in the Royal Air Force, equal to but before a warrant officer
noun, Metallurgy. 1. an alloy rich in certain elements, used in small quantities as an additive to melts of alloyed metal.
[mas-ter-uh t-ahrmz, mah-ster-] /ˈmæs tər ətˈɑrmz, ˈmɑ stər-/ noun, plural masters-at-arms. 1. an officer of a fraternal organization, veterans’ society, or the like, empowered to maintain order, exclude unauthorized persons, etc. 2. Navy. a petty officer who has various duties, such as keeping order on the ship, taking charge of prisoners, etc. noun (pl) masters-at-arms […]