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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Water, Broadcasting, Daily life
mastmast /mɑːst $ mæst/ ●○○ noun [countable]  1 TTWa tall pole on which the sails or flags on a ship are hung2 British EnglishTCB a tall metal tower that sends out radio and television signals a radio mast3 DTBa tall pole on which a flag is hung half-mast
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mastI wanted to jump down from a mast and land right in her, but I kept my promise to Remi.He stood there like a mast.In addition, mast cells in normal colon, adenoma, or carcinoma samples consistently showed strong positive staining for cytochrome P450 3A.And, rotors are smaller than masts and sails.When Nick proposed an improved way of setting the masts in place, Mr Ching balked at the suggestion.On Brother and Toyota machines, just let the yarn hang between the yarn mast and the edge of the knitting.
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