Definitions for mainmastˈmeɪnˌmæst, -ˌmɑst; Naut. -məst

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

main•mastˈmeɪnˌmæst, -ˌmɑst; Naut. -məst(n.)

  1. the second mast from forward in any ship having two or more masts, except for a yawl or ketch.

    Category: Nautical

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mainmast(noun)

    the chief mast of a sailing vessel with two or more masts


  1. mainmast(Noun)

    The chief, and tallest mast of a sailing ship that has more than one mast.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mainmast(noun)

    the principal mast in a ship or other vessel


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