masthead definition

  • noun:
    • Nautical The top of a mast.
    • The listing in a newspaper or periodical of information about its staff, procedure, and blood supply.
    • The title of a newspaper or periodical whilst seems throughout the first page, forward address, or title-page of each and every problem. Also called nameplate.
    • the top a mast.
    • A list of a newspaper or any other periodical's main staff, contributing writers, author, blood flow, advertising rates etc.
    • The subject (generally in a sizable and unique font) of a newspaper towards the top of the leading page
    • the utmost effective or head of a mast; the part of a mast over the hounds.
    • the most effective or mind associated with mast of a ship or vessel; theoretically, the most notable or mind of the reduced mast, but by extension the best point associated with the mast.
    • person who is stationed at masthead: since, the sundown masthead.
    • a listing printed throughout problems of a newspaper or magazine (usually regarding editorial page) that provides title associated with book as well as the brands of the editorial staff, etc.
    • the subject of a newspaper or mag; usually printed on the front-page and on the editorial page
    • the top or top of a mast
  • verb:
    • To deliver on masthead as a punishment.
  • verb-transitive:
    • resulting in to go to the masthead as a punishment.
  • others:
    • to improve to the masthead; location or show in the masthead.
    • To punish, as a sailor, by giving into the masthead (the top among the reduced masts) for a particular or an indefinite time.

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