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Mas·ter

(mas'tĕr),
Arthur M., U.S. physician, 1895-1973. See: Master test, Master two-step exercise test.

master

(mas′tĕr)
In robotic surgery, a device driven by the hand movements of the surgeon or interventionist. The movements of the master are mimicked, reduced, or refined by the surgical instrument (the "slave") in the operative field.

master

superior, overseer.

master problem list
see problem-oriented medical record.
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Removed and replaced defective avionics master switch.
The Master Switch is an entertaining book, colorfully written with paired heroes and villains, typically lone inventors wronged by corporate empire builders.
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He chopped the left throttle to the off position, actuated the left engine fire button, and turned the left engine master switch off.
The only problem was the exterior-lights master switch was left in the off position.
Topics included fuel-tank locations, fuel lines and sumps, how to remove and open cowlings, how to enter the aircraft, fuel cutoffs, master switch and battery locations, seat belt and harness releases, and seat removals, as well as exit windows, oxygen bottles, and rocket powered recovery systems.
A THE simplest option is to replace your master switch with a dimmer switch.
Energy conservation achieved by high-efficiency ballasts and daylight dimming systems will be augmented by providing each apartment with a master switch enabling tenants to turn off all nonessential lights when leaving home.
This master switch is the only thing about the grips with which I have some concern.
They believe this gene or a master switch controlling this gene is a key process in how Salmonella lives in animals.
The substitution of Ian Ferguson for pounds 70,000 new boy Gary Teale after 65 minutes was a master switch because it led to the goal that finally clinched victory.
Without the need for a master switch, the entire network is far less vulnerable to unintentional, or intentional, failure.