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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
- 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 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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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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- The New School logo masthead
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- Past and present: masthead & aircraft carrier
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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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