- matrix (def. 14).
- an audio disk or tape from which duplicates may be made.
Origin of master
OTHER WORDS FROM master
How to use master in a sentence
These communities having been waiting for decades for park upgrades but more importantly for more park land and in that the parks master plan fails to deliver.Improving San Diego’s Parks Will Take More Input and Money|Karin Zirk|August 27, 2020|Voice of San Diego
You might hope, naively, that by taking the cohomology of this space — finding its algebraic structure — you could calculate the weights for the master integrals that support it.The Mathematical Structure of Particle Collisions Comes Into View|Charlie Wood|August 20, 2020|Quanta Magazine
Even the evolutionary master himself was appalled on occasion.Just Because It’s Natural Doesn’t Mean It’s Good - Issue 89: The Dark Side|David P. Barash|August 19, 2020|Nautilus
This produces dramatically more energy than the process of fission that we’ve already mastered and doesn’t produce long-lived radioactive waste.Construction of the World’s Biggest Nuclear Fusion Plant Just Started in France|Edd Gent|August 3, 2020|Singularity Hub
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In movies, that language, visual and verbal, has yet to be mastered.Why Can’t Movies Capture Genius?|Clive Irving|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He knew this was a way to reach people, and he mastered the technique.What Lincoln Could Teach Fox News|Scott Porch|November 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So, the whole song was written, mixed, recorded, and mastered in 90 minutes.The Making of Kiesza: From Navy Sharpshooter to Beauty Queen to Pop Diva|Marlow Stern|October 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With the eyes of the world upon him, he met the moment and mastered it.Martin Luther King’s Nobel Speech Is an Often Ignored Masterpiece|Malcolm Jones|October 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After eleven years directing different themes of “Nightmare,” Harlacher has mastered the art of shock and panic.New York’s Scariest Night Out: The Ghosts, Rats, and Lunatics of ‘Nightmare New York’|Justin Jones|October 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This lesson in figures is given for the benefit of those who have not yet mastered Numeric Thinking.
When the method is mastered, the application of it is made with the greatest ease and pleasure.
If the pupil has mastered the Figure Alphabet he will proceed with the greatest satisfaction and profit.
After I have mastered the passages I am to learn a whole study, first with each hand alone, and then with both together!Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
Like the Abbe Sieyes, Mr. Paine had completely mastered the science of government, which was in fact extremely simple.The Eve of the Revolution|Carl Becker
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 forms of mastermasterdom, nounmasterhood, nounmasterless, adjectivemastership, noun
Word Origin for master
British Dictionary definitions for master (2 of 2)
Other Idioms and Phrases with master
see past master.