Definition of masthead
What does masthead mean?
- 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
- more generic word: title = the name of a work of art or literary composition etc.
- the head or top of a mast
- [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
- The masthead is a list, published in a newspaper or magazine, of its staff. In some publications it names only the most senior individuals; in others, it may name many or all. Some mastheads also include information such as the publication's founding date, slogan, logo and contact information.
- Masthead is a venture investor.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for masthead
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The Web Content Style Guide (2002)
An Essential Reference for Online Writers, Editors, and Managers by Gerry McGovern, Rob Norton, Catherine O'Dowd
masthead The masthead is the area at the top of a webpage that contains essential descriptive information about the organization ( its company name, logo, product name). There is limited space available on the ...
Design-it-Yourself Graphic Workshop (2007)
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 contributors,and...
has extra space above or below it, is hyphenated,and ifit is aligned right, The Masthead The masthead is a newsletter's passport.
The masthead is an area ofthe newsletter, often enclosed within a bordered box,that is a repository of much of that information.
What's Next? (2001)
The Problems and Prospects of Journalism by Robert H. Giles, Robert W. Snyder
Less tangibly but perhaps equally revealing, the third name at the very top of the Time Warner corporate masthead is the person in charge of the firm's on-line efforts.
Patterson's illustrated nautical encyclopedia (1901)
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 ...
The Historical Encyclopedia of World Slavery (1997)
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 ...
Encyclopedia of Public Relations, Second Edition (2013)
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 Frederick Douglass Encyclopedia (2009)
by JULIUS THOMPSON, JAMES JR. JR, NANCY 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 ...
Farrow's military encyclopedia (1895)
a dictionary of military knowledge by Edward Samuel Farrow
Steam-vessels, when towing other vessels, shall carry 2 bright white masthead lights, vertically, in addition to their side lights, so as to distinguish them from any other steam Vessels. Each of these mast-head lights ...
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1922)
This arm, therefore, comes ll'l contact with t c bow of the ship before that has actually reached the head of the rigid mast, and gives improved safety as the ship approaches the masthead. Difficulty was experienced with the control of the winch ...
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isn't that's what they're called? on the front of a ship? nope, guess not. oh well.
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Another Pontiac in the abandoned junkyard on Route 89
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Puerto Madero, Buenos Aires
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Masthead from the third and final issue of "Army Man." According to The New Yorker, Simpsons executive producer Sam Simon "got quite a bit of his staff from the list of credits in Army Man."
Notable writers on this list include "Simpsons" scribes George Meyer, John Swartzwelder (who holds the record for most Simpsons episodes written), Tom Gammill & Max Pross (hired 1999), Billy Kimball (hired 2007), Ian Maxtone-Graham (hired 1995), and David Sacks (hired 1993), as well as "Monk" co-creator Andy Breckman, comedian Mike "Spike" Feresten, writer Ian Frazier, "Deep Thoughts" thinker Jack Handey, New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast, and Bob Odenkirk of "Mr. Show" fame.
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- The BackWord Masthead
Masthead from July 2005 for TheBackWord.com, a Texas-centric eZine that has gone the way of the jackalope. Designed by Rachelle Rouse.
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- Masthead Wall UP
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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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