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Massa vs. Master

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Massa

Massa (Italian: [ˈmassa] (listen); Emilian: Masa) is a town and comune in Tuscany, central Italy, the administrative centre of the province of Massa and Carrara. It is located in the Frigido River Valley, near the Alpi Apuane, 5 km (3 mi) from the Tyrrhenian Sea.

Masternoun

Someone who has control over something or someone.

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The owner of an animal or slave.

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(nautical) The captain of a merchant ship; a master mariner.

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(dated) The head of a household.

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Someone who employs others.

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Masternoun

An expert at something.

‘Mark Twain was a master of fiction.’;

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A tradesman who is qualified to teach apprentices.

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(dated) A schoolmaster.

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A skilled artist.

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(dated) A man or a boy; mister. See Master.

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

‘She has a master in psychology.’;

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Masternoun

A person holding such a degree.

‘He is a master of marine biology.’;

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The original of a document or of a recording.

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

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

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(legal) 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....’;

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

‘a master wheel’; ‘a master database’;

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

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(by extension) A person holding a similar office in other civic societies.

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A vessel having a specified number of masts.

‘a two-master’;

Masteradjective

Masterful.

Masteradjective

Main, principal or predominant.

Masteradjective

Highly skilled.

‘master batsman’;

Masteradjective

Original.

‘master copy’;

Masterverb

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

Masterverb

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

Masterverb

(transitive) To learn to a high degree of proficiency.

‘It took her years to master the art of needlecraft.’;

Masterverb

To own; to posses.

Masterverb

To make a master copy of.

Masterverb

To earn a Master's degree.

‘He mastered in English at the state college.’;

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

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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.

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

‘Master of a hundred thousand drachms.’; ‘We are masters of the sea.’;

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

‘Great masters of ridicule.’; ‘No care is taken to improve young men in their own language, that they may thoroughly understand and be masters of it.’;

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

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A young gentleman; a lad, or small boy.

‘Where there are little masters and misses in a house, they are impediments to the diversions of the servants.’;

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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.

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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.

‘Throughout the city by the master gate.’;

Masterverb

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

‘Obstinacy and willful neglects must be mastered, even though it cost blows.’;

Masterverb

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

Masterverb

To own; to posses.

‘The wealthThat the world masters.’;

Masterverb

To be skillful; to excel.

Masternoun

an artist of consummate skill;

‘a master of the violin’; ‘one of the old masters’;

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a person who has general authority over others

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a combatant who is able to defeat rivals

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directs the work of other

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presiding officer of a school

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

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an officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship

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someone who holds a master's degree from academic institution

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an authority qualified to teach apprentices

Masternoun

key that secures entrance everywhere

Masterverb

be or become completely proficient or skilled in;

‘She mastered Japanese in less than two years’;

Masterverb

get on top of; deal with successfully;

‘He overcame his shyness’;

Masterverb

have dominance or the power to defeat over;

‘Her pain completely mastered her’; ‘The methods can master the problems’;

Masterverb

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

‘Do you control these data?’;

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