- matrix(def 14).
- a tape or disk from which duplicates may be made.
verb (used with object)
Origin of master
Definition for master (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for master
Dickens was a master of heart-wrenching pathos because he felt every pain as he wrote.
Why was a master photographer recruited to work with one of the most successful liquor brands on the planet?
So the master artist traveled to Beijing and shot in a former palace not far from the Forbidden City.
Yet their biggest star, a master practitioner of the sport, could face prison time for much less onerous financial crimes.
But Beyoncé has been nothing if not a master of seizing her own crisis management.Beyonce’s New “7/11” and “Ring Off” Will Give You Reason to Live (And Dance)|Kevin Fallon|November 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The servant had evidently touched intentionally on one of the master's sore points.The Dead Secret|Wilkie Collins
For indeed I am not of consequence enough for my master to concern himself, and be angry about such a creature as me.Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded|Samuel Richardson
The invalids replied untruthfully that they did, while Peter stated that Master had done him good already.Furze the Cruel|John Trevena
Through them their master acted as the guardian of the young king and the suzerain of the kingdom.The English Church in the Middle Ages|William Hunt
He dismissed the Master of the Taoists and ordered the five victims to be buried.Myths and Legends of China|E. T. C. Werner
British Dictionary definitions for master (1 of 2)
- a person with exceptional skill at a certain thinga master of the violin
- (as modifier)a master thief
- a person who has complete control of a situation
- an abstract thing regarded as having power or influencethey regarded fate as the master of their lives
- a workman or craftsman fully qualified to practise his trade and to train others in it
- (as modifier)master carpenter
- an original copy, stencil, tape, etc, from which duplicates are made
- (as modifier)master copy
Derived Formsmasterdom, nounmasterhood, nounmasterless, adjectivemastership, noun
Word Origin for master
British Dictionary definitions for master (2 of 2)
Idioms and Phrases with master
see past master.