mastering mastering  /ˈmæ stə rɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) becoming proficient in the use of something; having mastery of
  2. (n) the act of making a master recording from which copies can be made

Usage(s):

  1. After mastering Mastering, the more ambitious cooks can confidently move on to the three great books of the French cuisine.
  2. Chow Yun-fat on martial arts, Hollywood and mastering another language.
  3. Mustering the necessary zealnot to mention the political and budgetary supportmay be more difficult than mastering the technology.

News

  1. CNET's Galaxy S4 e-book guide (and a giveaway spectacular!)

    CNET's publishing another supercharged e-book. "Mastering the Galaxy S4" is almost here, so we're celebrating with a huge S4-related giveaway. Tell us about your favorite Samsung Galaxy S4 feature for a chance to win.* Originally posted at How To
    on June 17, 2013     Source: CNET

  2. Race walk national champion competes in Missouri State Senior Games

    The Missouri State Senior Games start with athletes at 50 years old, but the Maurine Lia is 80. She has been mastering her sport of racing walking for 27 years and is a National Senior Olympics champion. Read more
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Columbia Missourian

  3. MMAFighting: UFC's White rips WSOF main event

    Shortcuts to mastering the comment thread. Use wisely. Live comment alert: Hide it! Something to say? Choose one of these options to log in.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

Quotes

  1. "By re-mastering 121 tracks spanning his solo career, I hope also that those who are already familiar with John's work will find renewed inspiration from his incredible gifts as a songwriter, musician and vocalist and from his power as a commentator...
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Yoko Ono Source: RTT News

  2. Frontman Rivers Cuomo posted a message for fans last month announcing "We have one song left to mix and then it's on to mastering. We should be all done very soon. Then we chill for a minute. The album will be out in June so with any luck you will...
    on Apr 1, 2008 By: Rivers Cuomo Source: antiMUSIC.com

  3. "The same is true for mastering foreign languages and civil affairs tasks such as reviving public services and promoting good governance," Gates said in remarks prepared for delivery to the annual dinner of the Marine Corps Association.
    on Jul 18, 2007 By: Robert Gates Source: Washington Post

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