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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.
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Designed for a harmonious and balanced lifestyle, 101 Warren Street is a self-contained world where majestic modern residences seamlessly blend indoor and outdoor space, where art and masterful design reside and a beautifully landscaped pine forest floats above the city streets.
The greatest strides for innovation are apparent in urban settings: a green building like the ecological razzmatazz of Enric Ruis-Geli's Hotel Habitat covered by a weblike curtain of coloured lights indicating energy absorbed during the day to be released at night; Thom Mayne's (with Begona Diaz-Urgorri) Public Housing that combines low-rise structures with a masterful gridded labyrinth of a village incorporating interior courtyards, communal gardens, trellises and pergolas (shades of old Beijing); and Herzog & de Meuron's La Ciudad del Flamenco with its facade a perforated screen of vaguely Moorish script that glows at night with light from the interior (AR June 2004).
Though she uses a cartoony, excessive, and rather vulgar but funny style to talk about the world, Heck can't hide the fact that she is a gifted and masterful artist.
incorporates learning from past commentators, including especially the medieval literal commentators (Rashi, Qimhi, etc.) The heart of the volume is his fresh translation and his masterful interpretation of these nine chapters which he divides into ten "lectures" and five "interludes." Text critical notes (64 pages) and bibliography (48 pages) are tucked away at the end where they can be consulted by specialists.
And even though Bioy Casares dedicated The Invention of Morel to Borges, one needs to acknowledge with a certain amount of unmitigated respect that Bioy Casares is truly a masterful fictioneer and The Invention of Morel a bit of masterful fiction.
Hall does a masterful job of portraying one of the unusual and complex leaders of North Carolina Baptists.
What some have referred to as "prayer on film," Baraka is a masterful cinematographic circumnavigation of the globe that meditates, through image and sound, upon themes of creation, civilization, and humankind's apparent determination to self-destruct.
One wishes for more of this, and if there is any flaw in this masterful study, it is that there is little if any mention of how Alexander's urban spaces were actually used.
Before you know it, you will become masterful in breathing with ease.
The praises of Father Maurer found here are frequent: "With utmost appreciation for his masterful application of the Gilsonian method"; "...
In his conclusion, Groocock encourages the student who takes on the challenge of comprehensive fugal analysis in the Well-Tempered Clavier and then, thankfully, reminds him or her that the true value of these works is they are a combination of both masterful compositional technique and profound musical intent.
Wall Street Journal reporter Monica Langley recounts the life of Citigroup President Sanford Weill in a masterful biography that is both an epic of grand personal ambition and a chronicle of the changes that shaped the Wall Street of today.