mast

Listen:
UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈmɑːst/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/mæst/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(mast, mäst)

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mast

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. the [boat, yacht, trawler] mast
  2. UK: the [tower, antenna, phone, telephone] mast
  3. UK: lightning [struck, destroyed] the [tower] mast
  4. UK: a mobile phone mast
  5. [raise, lower, tighten] the (boat's) mast
  6. [held, gripped] onto the mast
  7. the waves [lashed, slapped] against the mast
  8. the mast was [broken, split, destroyed] by (the waves)
  9. the flag was (flying) at half-mast
  10. at half-mast [in, as a mark of] respect for
  11. at half-mast in [commemoration, honor] of (the victims)
  12. UK, idiom: [nail, pin] your colors to the mast
v
  1. mast a [ship, boat, vessel]
  2. mast the [ship] for [sail, sailing, competition]
'mast' also found in these entries (note: many are not synonyms or translations):
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