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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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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.
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.
One spot opens on a masterly painting in the William Hogarth tradition, depicting 18th century revelers tapping into a cask of wine.
The joy of seeing Fabio Capello's personality develop alongside his masterly grasp of the English language.
Don Siegel's masterly violent thriller, also starring Harry Guardino, Reni Santoni, Andy Robinson, John Vernon, John Larch, John Mitchum, Mae Mercer, Lyn Edgington and Josef Sommer.
Hamburgers are cheaper here and so is vodka, thanks to the Government's masterly devaluation of the pound sterling" - Mayor of London Boris Johnson (pictured).