Meaning of mainmast
Pronunciation: (mān'mast", -mäst"Naut.mān'm&schwast), [key]
— n. Naut.
- the second mast from forward in any ship having two or more masts, except for a yawl, ketch, or dandy. See illus. under
- the larger forward mast of a yawl, ketch, or dandy.
- the sole mast of any of various ships, as sloops or cutters.
- mainmast (Thesaurus)