Definition for masters (2 of 3)
- matrix(def 14).
- a tape or disk from which duplicates may be made.
verb (used with object)
Origin of master
Definition for masters (3 of 3)
Examples from the Web for masters
And of those who transform themselves into masters and believe themselves superior to others, rather than at their service.Pope Francis Denounces the Vatican Elite’s 'Spiritual Alzheimer’s'|Barbie Latza Nadeau|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hitchcock's sensibility was being shaped by the German Expressionist masters.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The crime-fighting penguins, says the trailer, are “masters of the skies, espionage, and aerial assault.”Lovable ‘Madagascar’ Penguins Are Known to Rape and Torture in Real Life|Asawin Suebsaeng|November 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Masters employed a colorful cast of characters off the air as well.
Cvetkovich claimed her husband had kidnapped her two young children and took off for Oregon in search of Masters.
We must once have had such a race in our cow-boys and Texas rangers—level-eyed, careless men who know no masters, only equals.Golden Lads|Arthur Gleason and Helen Hayes Gleason
It has often been said of Yankee mechanics that they are "Jacks of all trades and masters of none."The Awakening of the Desert|Julius C. Birge
Thus he says, with evident relish of its smart severity, the people will always accept their masters, and will never choose them.
The great French masters of fiction do not write merely for boys and girls.Flowers of Freethought|George W. Foote
He rose to be President of the Han-lin College, and for many years enjoyed his masters confidence.A History of Chinese Literature|Herbert A. Giles
British Dictionary definitions for masters (1 of 3)
British Dictionary definitions for masters (2 of 3)
- 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 masters (3 of 3)
Idioms and Phrases with masters
see past master.