mastered mastered  /ˈmæ stərd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) understood perfectly

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. This is the story of how he mastered them.
  2. Before I was fifteen I had mastered differential and integral calculus.
  3. Face transplants have been theoretically possible for years nowever since the microsurgical techniques necessary to splice tiny, thready capillaries and nerves were mastered.

News

  1. Gazette.Net: Montgomery students learn the language, along with the lessons

    Yuly Cano, 20, has almost mastered English. When speaking, she sometimes forgets a word. When listening, she sometimes needs words repeated. Cano, whose native language is Spanish, said her last three years since her family moved here from Peru have been a challenge.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Gazette.net

  2. Rolling Stones release back catalogue on iTunes

    LONDON (Reuters) - The Rolling Stones released a career-spanning digitally re-mastered back catalogue on Apple Inc's iTunes Store on Wednesday as part of their 50th anniversary celebrations. The new iTunes release chronicles the British group's entire oeuvre, from their introductory 1963 cover of Chuck Berry's "Come On" to last year's Greatest Hits collection "GRRR!", their record label ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Sophia Snaps Sexy Selfie

    NEW YORK – Sofia Vergara has mastered the art of the social media self portrait also known as the selfie . I have studied Sofia's selfie strategy over the course of the last agonizing 3 1/2 minutes, even skipping my usual mid-morning snack, and now I offer you my tips to achieve selfie greatness.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Fox News

Quotes

  1. "Oscar Peterson redefined swing for modern jazz pianists for the latter half of the 20th century up until today," Hancock said in an e-mail message. "I consider him the major influence that formed my roots in jazz piano playing. He mastered...
    on Dec 24, 2007 By: Herbie Hancock Source: FOXNews

  2. NBA commissioner David Stern praised Nowitzki as "an iconic, elite athlete from Europe who has not only learned to play our game, he's mastered it."
    on May 15, 2007 By: David Stern Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "When I made it, it was almost like I was out of gas. It was like it was out of the question to have a good weekend. So I mastered the tie for 55th or whatever it was, and that's no good. It's a great change of pace," Calcavecchia said. "I...
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Mark Calcavecchia Source: The Associated Press

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