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mast·head

 (măst′hĕd′)
n.
1. Nautical The top of a mast.
2. The listing in a newspaper or periodical of information about its staff, operation, and circulation.
3. The title of a newspaper or periodical as it appears across the first page, front cover, or title page. Also called nameplate.

masthead

(ˈmɑːstˌhɛd)
n
1. (Nautical Terms) nautical
a. the head of a mast
b. (as modifier): masthead sail.
2. (Journalism & Publishing) Also called: flag the name of a newspaper or periodical, its proprietors, staff, etc, printed in large type at the top of the front page
vb (tr)
3. (Nautical Terms) to send (a sailor) to the masthead as a punishment
4. (Nautical Terms) to raise (a sail) to the masthead

mast•head

(ˈmæstˌhɛd, ˈmɑst-)

n.
1. a box or column, usu. on the editorial page of a newspaper or magazine, giving the names of the owners, staff members, etc.
3.
a. the head of a mast.
b. the uppermost point of a mast.
[1740–50]

masthead


Past participle: mastheaded
Gerund: mastheading

Imperative
masthead
masthead
Present
I masthead
you masthead
he/she/it mastheads
we masthead
you masthead
they masthead
Preterite
I mastheaded
you mastheaded
he/she/it mastheaded
we mastheaded
you mastheaded
they mastheaded
Present Continuous
I am mastheading
you are mastheading
he/she/it is mastheading
we are mastheading
you are mastheading
they are mastheading
Present Perfect
I have mastheaded
you have mastheaded
he/she/it has mastheaded
we have mastheaded
you have mastheaded
they have mastheaded
Past Continuous
I was mastheading
you were mastheading
he/she/it was mastheading
we were mastheading
you were mastheading
they were mastheading
Past Perfect
I had mastheaded
you had mastheaded
he/she/it had mastheaded
we had mastheaded
you had mastheaded
they had mastheaded
Future
I will masthead
you will masthead
he/she/it will masthead
we will masthead
you will masthead
they will masthead
Future Perfect
I will have mastheaded
you will have mastheaded
he/she/it will have mastheaded
we will have mastheaded
you will have mastheaded
they will have mastheaded
Future Continuous
I will be mastheading
you will be mastheading
he/she/it will be mastheading
we will be mastheading
you will be mastheading
they will be mastheading
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been mastheading
you have been mastheading
he/she/it has been mastheading
we have been mastheading
you have been mastheading
they have been mastheading
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been mastheading
you will have been mastheading
he/she/it will have been mastheading
we will have been mastheading
you will have been mastheading
they will have been mastheading
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been mastheading
you had been mastheading
he/she/it had been mastheading
we had been mastheading
you had been mastheading
they had been mastheading
Conditional
I would masthead
you would masthead
he/she/it would masthead
we would masthead
you would masthead
they would masthead
Past Conditional
I would have mastheaded
you would have mastheaded
he/she/it would have mastheaded
we would have mastheaded
you would have mastheaded
they would have mastheaded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.masthead - a listing printed in all issues of a newspaper or magazine (usually on the editorial page) that gives the name of the publication and the names of the editorial staff, etc.
list, listing - a database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics)
2.masthead - the title of a newspaper or magazinemasthead - the title of a newspaper or magazine; usually printed on the front page and on the editorial page
title - the name of a work of art or literary composition etc.; "he looked for books with the word `jazz' in the title"; "he refused to give titles to his paintings"; "I can never remember movie titles"
3.masthead - the head or top of a mastmasthead - the head or top of a mast    
mast - a vertical spar for supporting sails
top - the upper part of anything; "the mower cuts off the tops of the grass"; "the title should be written at the top of the first page"
Translations
ImpressumMasttopp

masthead

[ˈmɑːsthed] N
1. (Naut) → tope m
2. [of newspaper] → mancheta f

masthead

n
(Naut) → Mars m, → Mastkorb m
(Press: in newspaper, magazine) → Impressum nt
References in classic literature ?
The signal has been sounded--too grave for the ear of the sailor at the masthead and his comrades on the deck--who nevertheless feel its vibrations in the ship as the stones of a cathedral are stirred by the bass of the organ.
Then she worked back, port tack and starboard tack, crisscrossing her track, combing the sea for the Acteon Islands, which the masthead lookouts failed to sight.
He must carry four hundred pounds about with him till Monday, when the neglect could be surreptitiously repaired; and meanwhile, he was free to pass the afternoon on the encircling divan of the billiard-room, smoking his pipe, sipping a pint of ale, and enjoying to the masthead the modest pleasures of admiration.
But as he did not think of giving this order till five hours after the event--that is to say, till two o'clock in the afternoon--two vessels had already left the port, the one bearing, as we know, Milady, who, already anticipating the event, was further confirmed in that belief by seeing the black flag flying at the masthead of the admiral's ship.
Nay, the time came when I took joy in the run of the masthead and in the clinging on by my legs at that precarious height while I swept the sea with glasses in search of the boats.
The captain, darting on deck from the cabin, bawled lustily for his spy-glass; the mate in still louder accents hailed the masthead with a tremendous 'where-away?
Then, it was time to fire a gun, for a pilot; and almost before its smoke had cleared away, a little boat with a light at her masthead came bearing down upon us, through the darkness, swiftly.
Accordingly a sailor was sent up to the masthead to try to catch a sight of land, and reported that nothing was to be seen but the sea and sky, except a huge mass of blackness that lay astern.
The people and the soldiers, perched on the summits of the rocks, could distinguish the masts, then the lower sails, and at last the hulls of the lighters, bearing at the masthead the royal flag of France.
Accept it from me, it didn't take that Swede long to see the error of his way and get the red and white pennant signifying "I understand" to the masthead.
Off Ship Island Light the reefs were shaken out, and at Charley's suggestion a big fisherman's staysail was made all ready for hoisting, and the maintopsail, bunched into a cap at the masthead, was overhauled so that it could be set on an instant's notice.
The morning before we anchored at Porto Praya, I collected a little packet of this brown-coloured fine dust, which appeared to have been filtered from the wind by the gauze of the vane at the masthead.