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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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The first illness is "caused by the cat demon and/or a masterless venom, [wherein the victim] sings and sobs with no self-control".
One wonders if the forebears of the footsore "masterless men" noticed any difference, and Poggio's own eyewitness account of fun-loving Baden (173-76) rather spoils Greenblatt's case; but the damage has been done and one is left either to pay obeisance at the feet of the Harvard philosophe or to lament the dumbing-down apparently required by addressing a non-specialist public.
Lebler claimed that the masterless studio nurtures students' abilities through interaction within the community of practitioners who have been selected on the basis of their strengths in a range of popular music making activities.
It follows the story of 47 masterless samurais who seek justice, retribution and restoration of their honor, which was unceremoniously taken from them by a daimyo (head of a ruling rival clan) that resulted in the death of their master, Lord Asano.
The Matatabimono (the masterless samurai) film is considered the male weepie of the 1920s-30s, while the 'drifter' films became the male weepies of 1960s.
Further, they used the very instability wrought by the city's economic, social, and political changes to argue that pity and mercy shown to defendants would kindle obedience and morality in the rootless and masterless. (65) In seeking mercy, attorneys' arguments and trial speeches were full of sentimental oratory, literary quotes, and allusions.
These masterless uncrowned soldiers would later rise up during 1857 and crown the Nawab's 14 year old son as King.
In a sense, Stevens becomes an English version of that classic Japanese figure, the ronin, the masterless retainer who is still tied by firm bands to the master: "Nothing could be less accurate than to suggest that I regret my association with such a gentleman.
Curtis shows that the ascendancy of the planter class was aggressively opposed by indigenous cimarrones, runaway indentured servants, pirates, buccaneers, and maroons of African descent who fashioned a "masterless" counterculture that undermined the plantocratic regimes and nurtured freedom in the Atlantic world.
"Hired for Mischief: The Masterless Man in Macbeth." Macbeth: New Critical Essays.
Set just after Japan opened its borders to the West in 1853, you're tossed into a world of opportunity and uncertainty as a masterless samurai looking to make a name for yourself.
As a vagabond, he is one of an entrepreneurial class of masterless men who exploited the language of Christian charity and social obligation for personal profit.