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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun On a sailing-vessel, the arrangement of the masts and their supports.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Naut.) The act or process of putting a mast or masts into a vessel; also, the scientific principles which determine the position of masts, and the mechanical methods of placing them.
  • noun (Naut.) a large building, with suitable mechanism overhanging the water, used for stepping and unstepping the masts of vessels.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun botany A mast seeding.
  • verb Present participle of mast.

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