master master  /ˈmæ stər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an artist of consummate skill
  2. (n) a person who has general authority over others
  3. (n) a combatant who is able to defeat rivals
  4. (n) directs the work of others
  5. (n) presiding officer of a school
  6. (n) an original creation (i.e., an audio recording) from which copies can be made
  7. (n) an officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship
  8. (n) someone who holds a master's degree from academic institution
  9. (n) an authority qualified to teach apprentices
  10. (n) key that secures entrance everywhere
  11. (v) be or become completely proficient or skilled in
  12. (v) get on top of; deal with successfully
  13. (v) have dominance or the power to defeat over
  14. (v) have a firm understanding or knowledge of; be on top of
  15. (adj) most important element

Usage(s):

  • Alone in the master bedroom, his order in the march of death still unknown, was the master himself: 65-year-old Marshall Herff Applewhite.

News

  1. Master Bike Plan

    MASON CITY, IA – If you have a bike a group in Mason City is working to make sure you have a nice place to ride it. They’re calling it “the Master Plan”.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KIMT Mason City

  2. Lifeguard Master’s Umbrellas Lead in the Emergency Gear Industry

    Lifeguard Master introduces its full line of lifeguard umbrellas geared for all types of conditions, including heavy sunlight and heavy wind. (PRWeb June 10, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/LifeguardUmbrellas/LifeguardUmbrella/prweb10819778.htm
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Master Naturalists to meet Tuesday

    Master Naturalists will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Temple Library on the third floor.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Killeen Daily Herald

Quotes

  1. This is now "the world of one master, one sovereign," Putin said in Munich, and he was in no way pleased.
    on Feb 17, 2007 By: Vladimir Putin Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "It's a wonderful thing. It's a beautiful instrument," Johnson said. "It's very easy to master, but I don't think we'll necessarily be issuing them to the crowds."
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Boris Johnson Source: The Associated Press

  3. "Bigeard was personally fearless, tactically brilliant, and an intuitive master of terrain, who could conduct a battle by map and radio like the conductor of an orchestra. He inspired the absolute loyalty of his officers and men," said Windrow,...
    on Jun 18, 2010 By: Martin Windrow Source: The Associated Press

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