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.
A vertical spar supporting the booms, gaffs and sails on a sailing vessel,; a spar supporting signal heard and antennae on a fighting ship; the term applied to the hearing of cases of offense against discipline, or for requests, or commendations.
i) The long upright post of timber, iron, etc., set up on a ship's keel, esp. to support sails, ii) a post or lattice-work upright for supporting a radio or television aerial, iii) a flagpole (half mast), iv) a strong steel tower to the top of which an airship can be moored, v) before the mast serving as an ordinary seaman (quartered in the forecastle).
Portable derrick capable of being erected as a unit, as opposed to a standard derrick, which cannot be raised to a working position as a unit, since it is of bolted construction and must be assembled part by part.
A ground-based structure that supports antennas at a height where they can satisfactorily send and receive radio waves. A typical mast is 15m high, and of steel lattice or tubular steel construction. New slimmer versions of masts are now available which can be painted to blend in with their surroundings, disguised as trees or used in conjunction with street lighting and CCTV cameras. Masts themselves play no part in the transmission of the radio waves. (Source: www.mobilemastinfo.com)
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.
The extendable and retractable pole on top of an ENG mobile unit, which carriers and antenna and amplifier, and typically range from 32 to 58 feet high. These masts can also be mounted on trailers or in special cases on buildings.
A sturdy vertical pole on a ship used to attach yards, spars, booms, and through them, the sails. Usually supported by stays and shrouds. Constructed of wood or dragon bone. A ship with two masts has a mainmast and a foremast. A ship with three masts has a mainmast foremast, and a mizzenmast. A ship with four masts has a mainmast foremast mizzenmast, and a jigger.
To dream of seeing the masts of ships, denotes long and pleasant voyages, the making of many new friends, and the gaining of new possessions. To see the masts of wrecked ships, denotes sudden changes in your circumstances which will necessitate giving over anticipated pleasures. If a sailor dreams of a mast, he will soon sail on an eventful trip.
Fruits, berries and nuts produced by vegetation and consumed by wildlife for food. Hard mast is the fruit or nuts of species such as oaks, beech, walnuts and hickories and serves as a fall and winter food. Soft mast is the fruit and berries of species such as dogwood, huckleberry, grape, raspberry and blackberry, and serves as a spring and summer food.
(Hard) The fruit of trees such as oak, beech, hickory, and also the seeds of pines which are considered food for different kinds of wildlife such as squirrels, turkey and deer. (Soft) The berries of such plants as serviceberry, dogwood, plums, farkleberry, blackberry, raspberry, etc., also considered wildlife foods.
fruits, nuts and seeds, of trees and shrubs that serve as food for wildlife. "Hard mast" refers to nuts such as acorns, beechnuts, or hazelnuts. "Soft mast" refers to fruits such as cherries, wild apples, and various berries.
all fruits of trees and shrubs used as food for wildlife. Hard mast includes nutlike fruits such as acorns, beechnuts, and chestnuts. Soft mast includes the fleshy fruits of black cherry, dogwood, and serviceberry.
Fruits or nuts used as a food source by wildlife. Soft mast includes most fruits with fleshy coverings, such as persimmon, dogwood seed or black gum seed. Hard mast refers to nuts such as acorns and beech, pecan and hickory nuts.
Forestry Operations & Water Quality] [ Terms Commonly used in Management Plans] [ Forest Stewardship] A word used to describe general food sources for wildlife. Acorns, hickory nuts, walnuts and pecans are some examples of "hard" mast. Blackberries, grapes, persimmons and cherries are some examples of "soft" mast.
In naval tradition, a Mast is a non-judicial disciplinary hearing in which a commanding officer studies and disposes of cases of those in his or her command. In most cases it is referred to as a Captain's Mast. If an admiral is overseeing the mast, it is then referred to as an Admiral's Mast or a Flag Mast.
ilitary nti hock rousers. Inflatable pant-like garment used most frequently in severe trauma cases to control bleeding. It combats shock by increasing blood flow to the vital organs. Interestingly, the effects of MAST application are well known, but the actual mechanism that causes these results is not fully understood by the medical profession. The more current term is PASG or neumatic nti hock arment. Another, older definition of MAST is ilitary ssistance to afety and raffic. It involves military helicopters that are used for long-distance medical transport.
A mast (pronounced "must") is a person who is God-intoxicated or overcome with love for God with concomitant external disorientation, according to Sufi philosophy. The word originates from the Sufi phrase "Mast-Allah" meaning "intoxicated with God."