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- A pole or pillar of round timber, or of tubular iron or steel, secured at the lower end to the keel of a vessel, and rising into the air above the deck to support the yards, sails, and rigging in general.
- Any tall pole.
- The main upright member of a derrick or crane, against which the boom abuts.
- To fix a mast or masts in; supply with a mast or masts; erect the masts of: as, to
- The fruit of the oak and beech or other forest-trees; acorns or nuts collectively, serving as food for animals.
- To feed on mast.
On old ships, according to the Online Etymology Dictionary, the single mast of was the boundary between quarters of officers and crew.
Quote of the DayScience is the tool of the Western mind and with it more doors can be opened than with bare hands. It is part and parcel of our knowledge and obscures our insight only when it holds that the understanding given by it is the only kind there is. C.G. Jung