how to pronounce mast


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mast is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of mast in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… half-mast or half staff instead of …”

meanings of mast


  1. A tall, slim post or tower, usually tapering upward, used to support, for example, sails on a ship, flags, floodlights, meteorological instruments, or communications equipment, such as an aerial, usually supported by guy-wires.
  2. A type of heavy cue, with the broad end of which one strikes the ball.
  3. Initialism of military antishock trousers; inflatable trousers that apply pressure to the inferior half of a patient's body to decrease blood loss and prevent the onset of shock, similar to a tourniquet.
  4. A non-judicial punishment ("NJP"); a disciplinary hearing under which a commanding officer studies and disposes of cases involving those under his command.
  5. The fruit of forest-trees (beech, oak, chestnut, pecan, etc.), especially if having fallen from the tree, used as fodder for pigs and other animals.


  1. To produce a very large quantity of fruit or seed in certain years but not others.
  2. To feed on forest seed or fruit.
  3. To supply and fit a mast to (a ship).


  1. A surname​.

mast frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word mast occurs in english on average 1.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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