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Definition of the noun masthead
What does masthead mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: mastheads
- a listing printed in all issues of a newspaper or magazine (usually on the editorial page) that gives the name of the publication and the names of the editorial staff, etc.
- the title of a newspaper or magazine; usually printed on the front page and on the editorial page
- the head or top of a mast
Alternative definition of the noun masthead
- [nautical] The top of a mast.
- [US] A list of a newspaper or other periodical's main staff, contributing writers, publisher, circulation, advertising rates etc.
- [UK] The title (normally in a large and distinctive font) of a newspaper at the top of the front page
- Masthead: In American usage, a publication's masthead is a printed list, published in a fixed position in each edition, of its owners, departments, officers and address details, which in British English usage is known as imprint.
- Masthead is a venture investor.
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The Step-by-Step Guide by Chuck Green
The masthead is the block of information that defines the publication, posts legal information, identifies the publisher and the key contribu- tors...
New Catholic World (1915)
the rudder is reason supported by faith; the oars are examination of conscience , confession, and mortification; the sails are vocal and mental prayer ; the flag at the masthead is the Sacred Heart of Jesus; the anchor is obedience; the cause ...
by Howard Patterson
Masthead. The top part of a mast: that part of a mast from the cross-trees to the cap. To masthead a man is to send him aloft to remain a certain time for punishment. To masthead a yard is to hoist it by the halliards as far as it will gothis is done ...
by Robert L. Heath
The parts of a newsletter include a consistent grid, nameplate, table of contents, masthead, headers, footers, headlines, subheads, body copy, bylines, pull quotes, captions, and graphics. A grid is a pattern or plan for pages in the newsletter, ...
The Antarctic Dictionary (2000)
A Complete Guide to Antarctic English by Bernadette Hince
When applied to sea-ice, is “an area of pack ice of such an extent that its limits cannot be seen from a ship's masthead.” (b) The term is also used for any large area of land ice, as snow-field, firn-field or névé-field. Field ice is a different term.
by Junius P. Rodriguez
The masthead of the abolitionist paper the Liberator, 1831. tool by exploiting the newspaper's form and meaning. The outstanding character of a newspaper, particularly the tremendously ...
by Julius E. Thompson, James L. Conyers Jr., Nancy J. Dawson
The North Star's masthead spelled out the newspaper's purpose: “The object of the North Star will be to attack slavery in all its forms and aspects; advocate universal emancipation; exalt the standard of public morality; promote the moral and ...
Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)
Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature, Enlarged and Improved
A Masthead Angle ...
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Scrabble value of M3A1S1T1H4E1A1D2
The value of this 8-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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