Definition of 'mast'
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Everybody is encouraged to climb the mast. Times, Sunday Times (2016)On a hill overlooking the road, a British army observation post has been dismantled and replaced with a mobile phone mast. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Wireless networks and mobile phone masts emitting spectral rays are ideal fodder for this sort of panic. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Put up a radio mast on your farm. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The earth was rich with undisturbed deposits of leaf mould and beech mast. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They had been showing people around the ship and climbing the mast for colours. Times, Sunday Times (2010)According to legend he had himself strapped to the mast of a ship in a storm. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They also raised fears over the extra mobile phone masts being erected near the airport. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It has a mass of nearly a tonne and its camera mast stands taller than a grown man. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Many of them will be the sons and daughters of the very people who want mobile phones without masts. Times, Sunday Times (2011) Radio masts placed in residential areas? Times, Sunday Times (2015)It is not only mobile-phone masts that offer juicy yields. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This involves erecting a 16m mast in the central atrium. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It includes work on masts, rigging and decayed timbers. The Sun (2011)Other countries in Europe permit taller masts to be built. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The ship has four masts and 16 sails. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The thin lines of the boat masts were added by applying paint to the edge of the palette knife and pressing this onto the painting. Acrylics Masterclass (1994)They complained that the plans would punish firms that have invested in improving their networks and remove any incentive to build new phone masts in remote areas. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Negotiations also involve rural landowners and farmers, who often have lucrative leases with the phone companies who erect masts on their land. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Everyone has to get used to being aloft, which means climbing up the masts in a harness and out on to the yards. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is also said to stabilise membranes and mast cells, two important constituents of the liver, as well as other organs. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Thanks to an ingenious salvage operation, it resurfaced in 1961 and is now exhibited in a museum where its masts and rigging soar through an open roof. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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