mast
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mast
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (nautical)
a. el mástil
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The after mast of a schooner is taller than the foremost one.El mástil de popa de una goleta es más alto que el de proa.
2. (pole)
a. el asta
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The flag was flying at half mast in honor of the fallen soldiers.La bandera ondeaba a media asta en honor a los soldados caídos.
b. el mástil
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
If the mast of a TV antenna enters the earth, no lightning protection is necessary.Si el mástil de una antena de televisión está clavado en la tierra, no es necesario protegerla contra rayos.
3. (telecommunications)
a. la torre
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
One of the radio station's masts was struck by lightning.Un rayo alcanzó una de las torres de la emisora de radio.
4. (botany)
a. los hayucos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(beech)
The ground underneath the beech was covered with mast.El suelo debajo del haya estaba lleno de hayucos.
b. las bellotas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(oak)
The pigs were eating the mast from the trough.Los cerdos se alimentaban de bellotas en el comedero.
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mast
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of ship)
a. el mástil
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (of radio, tv transmitter)
a. la torre
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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mast [mɑːst]
noun
1 (Náut) mástil (m); palo (m)
ten years before the mast diez años de servicio como marinero
2 (Rad) torre (f)
mast [mɑːst]
noun
(Bot) [of oak] bellota (f); [of beech] hayuco (m);
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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