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Dominant vs. Master

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  • Dominant (noun)

    The fifth major tone of a musical scale (five major steps above the note in question); thus G is the dominant of C, A of D, and so on.

  • Dominant (noun)

    The triad built on the dominant tone.

  • Dominant (noun)

    A gene that is dominant.

  • Dominant (noun)

    A species or organism that is dominant.

  • Dominant (noun)

    The dominating partner in sadomasochistic sexual activity.

  • Dominant (adjective)

    Ruling; governing; prevailing

    "The dominant party controlled the government."

  • Dominant (adjective)

    Predominant, common, prevalent, of greatest importance.

    "The dominant plants of the Carboniferous were lycopods and early conifers."

  • Dominant (adjective)

    Designating the follicle which will survive atresia and permit ovulation.

  • Master (noun)

    Someone who has control over something or someone.

  • Master (noun)

    The owner of an animal or slave.

  • Master (noun)

    The captain of a merchant ship; a master mariner.

  • Master (noun)

    The head of a household.

  • Master (noun)

    Someone who employs others.

  • Master (noun)

    An expert at something.

    "Mark Twain was a master of fiction."

  • Master (noun)

    A tradesman who is qualified to teach apprentices.

  • Master (noun)

    A schoolmaster.

  • Master (noun)

    A skilled artist.

  • Master (noun)

    A man or a boy; mister. See Master.

  • Master (noun)

    A master's degree; a type of postgraduate degree, usually undertaken after a bachelor degree.

    "She has a master in psychology."

  • Master (noun)

    A person holding such a degree.

    "He is a master of marine biology."

  • Master (noun)

    The original of a document or of a recording.

    "The band couldn't find the master, so they re-recorded their tracks."

  • Master (noun)

    The primary wide shot of a scene, into which the closeups will be edited later.

  • Master (noun)

    A parajudicial officer (such as a referee, an auditor, an examiner, or an assessor) specially appointed to help a court with its proceedings.

    "The case was tried by a master, who concluded that the plaintiffs were the equitable owners of the property...."

  • Master (noun)

    A device that is controlling other devices or is an authoritative source.

    "a master wheel"

    "a master database"

  • Master (noun)

    A person holding an office of authority, especially the presiding officer.

  • Master (noun)

    A person holding a similar office in other civic societies.

  • Master (noun)

    A vessel having a specified number of masts.

    "a two-master"

  • Master (adjective)

    Masterful.

  • Master (adjective)

    Main, principal or predominant.

  • Master (adjective)

    Highly skilled.

    "master batsman"

  • Master (adjective)

    Original.

    "master copy"

  • Master (verb)

    To be a master.highly ambiguous, master in what sense?

  • Master (verb)

    To become the master of; to subject to one's will, control, or authority; to conquer; to overpower; to subdue.

  • Master (verb)

    To learn to a high degree of proficiency.

    "It took her years to master the art of needlecraft."

  • Master (verb)

    To own; to posses.

  • Master (verb)

    To make a master copy of.

  • Master (verb)

    To earn a Master's degree.

    "He mastered in English at the state college."

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  • Dominant (adjective)

    Ruling; governing; prevailing; controlling; predominant; as, the dominant party, church, spirit, power.

  • Dominant (noun)

    The fifth tone of the scale; thus G is the dominant of C, A of D, and so on.

  • Master (noun)

    A vessel having (so many) masts; - used only in compounds; as, a two-master.

  • Master (noun)

    A male person having another living being so far subject to his will, that he can, in the main, control his or its actions; - formerly used with much more extensive application than now.

  • Master (noun)

    One who uses, or controls at will, anything inanimate; as, to be master of one's time.

  • Master (noun)

    One who has attained great skill in the use or application of anything; as, a master of oratorical art.

  • Master (noun)

    A title given by courtesy, now commonly pronounced mĭster, except when given to boys; - sometimes written Mister, but usually abbreviated to Mr.

  • Master (noun)

    A young gentleman; a lad, or small boy.

  • Master (noun)

    The commander of a merchant vessel; - usually called captain. Also, a commissioned officer in the navy ranking next above ensign and below lieutenant; formerly, an officer on a man-of-war who had immediate charge, under the commander, of sailing the vessel.

  • Master (noun)

    A person holding an office of authority among the Freemasons, esp. the presiding officer; also, a person holding a similar office in other civic societies.

  • Master

    To become the master of; to subject to one's will, control, or authority; to conquer; to overpower; to subdue.

  • Master

    To gain the command of, so as to understand or apply; to become an adept in; as, to master a science.

  • Master

    To own; to posses.

  • Master (verb)

    To be skillful; to excel.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Dominant (noun)

    (music) the fifth note of the diatonic scale

  • Dominant (adjective)

    exercising influence or control;

    "television plays a dominant role in molding public opinion"

    "the dominant partner in the marriage"

  • Dominant (adjective)

    of genes; producing the same phenotype whether its allele is identical or dissimilar

  • Master (noun)

    an artist of consummate skill;

    "a master of the violin"

    "one of the old masters"

  • Master (noun)

    a person who has general authority over others

  • Master (noun)

    a combatant who is able to defeat rivals

  • Master (noun)

    directs the work of other

  • Master (noun)

    presiding officer of a school

  • Master (noun)

    an original creation (i.e., an audio recording) from which copies can be made

  • Master (noun)

    an officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship

  • Master (noun)

    someone who holds a master's degree from academic institution

  • Master (noun)

    an authority qualified to teach apprentices

  • Master (noun)

    key that secures entrance everywhere

  • Master (verb)

    be or become completely proficient or skilled in;

    "She mastered Japanese in less than two years"

  • Master (verb)

    get on top of; deal with successfully;

    "He overcame his shyness"

  • Master (verb)

    have dominance or the power to defeat over;

    "Her pain completely mastered her"

    "The methods can master the problems"

  • Master (verb)

    have a firm understanding or knowledge of; be on top of;

    "Do you control these data?"

Princeton's WordNet
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