master

(redirected from mastering)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Idioms, Wikipedia.

master

1. a great artist, esp an anonymous but influential artist
2. the principal of some colleges
3. a graduate holding a master's degree
4. the chief executive officer aboard a merchant ship
5. Chiefly Brit a male teacher
6. an officer of the Supreme Court of Judicature subordinate to a judge
7. a machine or device that operates to control a similar one
8. the heir apparent of a Scottish viscount or baron

Master

 

(from Latin magister, “head,” “chief,” “teacher”), the name of several offices in ancient Rome, for example, magister equitum, the assistant to the dictator, and magister militum, the commander in chief during the late empire. Later, in Europe, the title of grand master (Grossmeister) was used by the head of a Catholic knightly religious order and by the head of the Masonic Grand Lodge.

master

[′mas·tər]
(engineering)
A device which controls subsidiary devices.
A precise workpiece through which duplicates are made.
(engineering acoustics)
(navigation)

master

master

Primary, controlling. See master-slave communications and master file.
References in periodicals archive ?
In addition to the DMS and AM line of products, also the CrystalLine mastering system for 3rd Generation Optical Disc formats, will become DiscTag enabled.
With unified technology, over 50 years of combined experience and 25+ patents, the company has developed a new Switchable HDBD LBR for mastering the new Blu-ray and HD-DVD formats.
Technically, the real-time on-site mastering and multiple screenings, some simultaneous, went off without a hitch -- it was a complete success.
A true multi-format mastering system, SonicStudio HD supports CD, DVD-Audio, DVD-Video, SACD and EMD mastering.
Gary Rice, Future Disc Systems president, said: "We have made a major investment in Studio 7 in response to client demand for state-of-the-art DVD mastering and authoring capabilities.
Mastering titles cover a wide variety of popular software programs and programming languages, and has recently added an expanded selection of graphics applications such as Adobe InDesign, Maya Complete, PhotoDraw, Photoshop, and 3D Studio MAX.
com), a privately owned mastering and replication company is one of the world's leading independent manufacturers of compact discs, producing approximately 1.
The overall assignment of preparing the digital version of the film was given to the THX Digital Mastering Program.
Under terms of the acquisition, Mastering Computers will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of PLATINUM.
0 CD recording software which dramatically simplifies CD mastering.
BUSINESS WIRE)--July 31, 1996--Eagle River Interactive (NASDAQ: ERIV) today announced that it has entered into a merger agreement to acquire Mastering Computers, Inc.
Both Master CD Plus and Master CD Pro for the PC come bundled with Corel's CD Creator recording software which dramatically simplifies CD mastering.