Meaning of Mast

English: Mast
Bangla: মাস্তুল, মালুমকাঠ, গুণবৃক্ষ
Hindi: मस्तूल, कूपदंड
Type: Noun / বিশেষ্য / संज्ञा

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Bangla Academy Dictionary:

Definition: 1

Nautical. a spar or structure rising above the hull and upper portions of a ship or boat to hold sails, spars, rigging, booms, signals, etc., at some point on the fore-and-aft line, as a foremast or mainmast. any of a number of individual spars composing such a structure, as a topmast supported on trestletrees at the head of a lower mast. any of various portions of a single spar that are beside particular sails, as a top-gallant mast and royal mast formed as a single spar.

Definition: 2

Also called pillar. the upright support of a jib crane.

Definition: 3

any upright pole, as a support for an aerial, a post in certain cranes, etc.

Definition: 4

to provide with a mast or masts.

Definition: 5

before the mast, Nautical. as an unlicensed sailor: He served several years before the mast.