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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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Lloyd's transitions were again masterly, but a couple of disappointments came in the finale: no rasping double-bass bow-bouncing, and inaccurate delivery of the two concluding hammer-blows.
In A brief history of time, Hawking gives a masterly survey of the main developments in cosmology.
It was to do with evading, as far as possible in the damning circumstances, the decisive question posed by Elizabeth Morrow in her masterly expose of the Richards saga in the November 1996 Christian Order: "Do the Catholic Bishops of England no longer believe the teachings of the Catholic Church?" Mrs.
Umberto Eco in The Name of the Rose, his masterly detective story set in a 14th-century monastery, has the monks argue whether Jesus ever laughed.
The papers included present a wide variety of subjects and approaches, ranging from scholarly studies in history and sociology of the Palestinian Christians, including an especially masterly work by Professor Bernard Sabella from Bethlehem University on "Socio-Economic Characteristics and the Challenges to Palestinian Christians in the Holy Land" (pp.
The articles, at their best on persons, places, and realia, are of masterly brevity, and have sensible bibliographies.
But in a masterly feat of control, he twisted the car around - and walked away with a knee knock.
Its masterly realism--evident, for example, in the recording of Derbyshire dialect--brought to English fiction the same truthful observation of minute detail that John Ruskin was commending in the Pre-Raphaelites.
In a masterly first distillation of these and thousands of other pages from Soviet archives, plus a full range of Western sources, Volkogonov has mounted a powerful offensive on the most celebrated Communist icon.
His wife, Clara Schumann, born Clara Wieck (1819 - 96), was a fine pianist and a masterly interpreter of her husband'sworks.
At the LG Arena, NEC Birmingham Departs 21 November 2014 Join us as singing superstar Andrea Bocelli, whose latest album 'Passione' offers a masterly showcase of the vast range of his extraordinary talents, lights up Birmingham's LG Arena in an unforgettable show.
The joy of seeing Fabio Capello's personality develop alongside his masterly grasp of the English language.