[mast-hed, mahst-] /ˈmæstˌhɛd, ˈmɑst-/
Also called flag. a statement printed in all issues of a newspaper, magazine, or the like, usually on the editorial page, giving the publication’s name, the names of the owner and staff, etc.
Also called nameplate. a line of type on the front page of a newspaper or the cover of a periodical giving the name of the publication.
verb (used with object), Nautical.
to hoist a yard to the fullest extent.
to hoist to the truck of a mast, as a flag.
to send to the upper end of a mast as a punishment.
Nautical. run up to the head of a mast:
Also called flag. the name of a newspaper or periodical, its proprietors, staff, etc, printed in large type at the top of the front page
to send (a sailor) to the masthead as a punishment
to raise (a sail) to the masthead
1748, “top of a ship’s mast” (the place for the display of flags), hence, from 1838, “top of a newspaper;” from mast (n.1) + head (n.).
noun, Nautical. 1. a deckhouse built around a mast as a platform for cargo-handling machinery, gear, and controls. 2. (formerly) a towerlike crane for stepping and removing masts from ships or boats. 3. a building in which masts are made.
[mas-tik] /ˈmæs tɪk/ noun 1. Also called mastic tree, lentisk. a small Mediterranean tree, Pistacia lentiscus, of the cashew family, that is the source of an aromatic resin used in making varnish and adhesives. 2. any of several similar or related trees, as a pepper tree, Schinus molle, of western South America. 3. the resin […]
[mas-ti-keyt] /ˈmæs tɪˌkeɪt/ verb (used with or without object), masticated, masticating. 1. to chew. 2. to reduce to a pulp by crushing or kneading, as rubber. /ˈmæstɪˌkeɪt/ verb 1. to chew (food) 2. to reduce (materials such as rubber) to a pulp by crushing, grinding, or kneading adj. 1802; see masticate + -able. v. 1640s, […]
[mas-ti-keyt] /ˈmæs tɪˌkeɪt/ verb (used with or without object), masticated, masticating. 1. to chew. 2. to reduce to a pulp by crushing or kneading, as rubber. /ˈmæstɪˌkeɪt/ verb 1. to chew (food) 2. to reduce (materials such as rubber) to a pulp by crushing, grinding, or kneading v. 1640s, back-formation from mastication, or else from […]