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are terms denoting some kind of rank or status, and may refer to:
Ranks and titles
- Master craftsman
A master craftsman or master tradesman was a member of a guild. In the European guild system, only masters were allowed to be members of the guild....
in the Medieval guilds
- Master (form of address)
Master is an archaic masculine title or form of address in English.- In English and Welsh society :Master was used in England for men of some rank, especially "free masters" of a trade guild and by any manual worker or servant employee to his employer , but also generally by those lower in status...
, a title
- Master's degree
A master's is an academic degree granted to individuals who have undergone study demonstrating a mastery or high-order overview of a specific field of study or area of professional practice...
, a postgraduate or sometimes undergraduate degree in the specified discipline
- Master (college)
A Master is the title of the head of some colleges and other educational institutions. This applies especially at some colleges and institutions at the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge .- See also :* Master A Master (or in female form Mistress) is the title of the head of some...
, head of a college
- Chess master
A chess master is a chess player of such skill that he/she can usually beat chess experts, who themselves typically prevail against most amateurs. Among chess players, the term is often abbreviated to master, the meaning being clear from context....
, a rank of chess player
- Master (judiciary)
A Master is judicial officer found in the courts of England and in numerous other jurisdictions based on the common law tradition. A master's jurisdiction is generally confined to civil proceedings and is a subset of that of a judge. Masters are typically involved in hearing motions, case...
, a judicial official in the courts of common law jurisdictions
- Master (naval)
The master, or sailing master, was a historic term for a naval officer trained in and responsible for the navigation of a sailing vessel...
, a former naval rank
- Master, the Captain
A sea captain is a licensed mariner in ultimate command of the vessel. The captain is responsible for its safe and efficient operation, including cargo operations, navigation, crew management and ensuring that the vessel complies with local and international laws, as well as company and flag...
of a ship
- Master (Peerage of Scotland)
The heir-apparent or heir presumptive to a Scottish peerage is known as a Master, or Mistress if the heir is female.The heir's style is The Master of [Peerage] or The Mistress of [Peerage]. If the master is an heir-apparent, and the peerage has subsidiary titles that could be used as a courtesy...
, the male heir-apparent or heir-presumptive to a title in the Peerage of Scotland
A master-at-arms may be a naval rating responsible for discipline and law enforcement, an army officer responsible for physical training, or a member of the crew of a merchant ship responsible for security and law enforcement.-Royal Navy:The master-at-arms is a ship's senior rating, comparable in...
, a naval police officer, often addressed as "Master" in the Royal Navy
- Master of Ceremonies
A Master of Ceremonies , or compere, is the host of a staged event or similar performance.An MC usually presents performers, speaks to the audience, and generally keeps the event moving....
, or MC (emcee), the host of an official public or private staged event or other performance.
- Old Master
"Old Master" is a term for a European painter of skill who worked before about 1800, or a painting by such an artist. An "old master print" is an original print made by an artist in the same period...
, a term for a recognised Western painter active before about 1800
- Master (martial arts)
A schoolmaster, or simply master, once referred to a male school teacher. This usage survives in British public schools, but is generally obsolete elsewhere.The teacher in charge of a school is the headmaster...
, presiding officer of a school
Arts and entertainment
- Master (American band), an American death metal band
- Master (Russian band)
This article is about the Russian thrash metal band. For the American death metal band, see Master .Master is a thrash metal band from Russia, founded in 1987 by former members of Aria.-Biography:...
, a Russian thrash metal band
- Master (Doctor Who)
The Master is a recurring character in the British science fiction television series Doctor Who. He is a renegade Time Lord and the archenemy of the Doctor....
, a Doctor Who villain
- Master (Doctor Who audio)
Master is a Big Finish Productions audio drama based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. It forms a trilogy with Omega and Davros to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the show...
, a Doctor Who audio drama
- Master (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), a Buffy the Vampire Slayer villain
- Masters (The Tripods)
The Masters are a fictional intelligent alien life form in John Christopher's The Tripods trilogy. They are first mentioned and seen in chapter 6 of The City of Gold and Lead.-Biology:According to Will, the chief protagonist:...
, a fictional race of beings in John Christopher's The Tripods trilogy
- Master (film)
Master is a 1997 Telugu film directed by Suresh Krishna and produced by Allu Aravind. Chiranjeevi played the lead role as Sakshi Sivanand, Puneet Issar, and Sathya Prakash played other roles. Music was composed by Deva while cinematography was handled by Chota K...
, a 1997 Telugu-language film
- Masters (film)
-Cast:* Prithviraj as ASP Sriramakrishnan* Sasikumar as Milan Paul* Ananya* Mithra Kurian * Parvathi Menon* Pia Bajpai* Biju Menon* Salim Kumar* Mukesh as Selvam's uncle...
, a a 2011 Malayalam thriller
- Masters athletics (track and field)
Masters athletics is a class of the sport of athletics for veteran athletes in the events of track and field, road running and cross country running. The competitions feature five-year age groups beginning at age 35. Men as old as 104 and women in their 100s have competed in running, jumping and...
, a competition age classification used by many sports
- Masters Tournament, one of golf's four major championships
- Masters Cup (disc golf), an annual event on the disc golf PDGA tour
- Masters (snooker)
The Masters is a professional snooker tournament and the second longest running tournament outside the World Championship. Although not a ranking event, it is regarded as one of the most prestigious tournaments on the circuit, earning the second biggest prize money.-History:The tournament was held...
, a snooker tournament
- Masters football
Masters football is a 6 a-side indoor football competition in the United Kingdom, where players over the age of 35 are chosen by the Masters Football Selection Committee to represent a senior club which they played for. Regional heats are held, and the winners of each go forward to a national...
, a football league in Britain contested by retired footballing legends
- ATP World Tour Masters 1000
The ATP World Tour Masters 1000 is a series of nine tennis tournaments that are part of the Association of Tennis Professionals tour, held annually throughout the year in Europe, North America and Asia...
, the second tier of men's tennis, comprising nine annual tournaments
- ATP World Tour Finals, a tennis tournament, used to be called Tennis Masters Cup
- Winmau World Masters
The Winmau World Masters is one of the longest running and most prestigious professional darts tournaments, which began in 1974 - even before the current World Professional Championship...
, the world's oldest darts tournament
- Masters Rugby League
Masters Rugby League is a derivative of rugby league for a wide age range of older, semi-retired and non-competitive players and officials. Masters Rugby League started in New Zealand in 1992 and has since grown in popularity, spreading to Australia and more recently to the United...
, a derivative of rugby league for semi-retired and non-competitive players and officials
- Magnolia Beverage Masters, Philippine basketball
- Tanduay Rhum Masters
The Tanduay Rhum Masters is a former Manila Industrial and Commercial Athletic Association , Philippine Basketball Association and Philippine Basketball League basketball team.-History:...
, defunct Philippine basketball team
- Master recording
A multitrack recording master tape, disk or computer files on which productions are developed for later mixing, is known as the multi-track master, while the tape, disk or computer files holding a mix is called a mixed master.It is standard practice to make a copy of a master recording, known as...
, the original of a visual or sound recording
- Sega Master System
The is a third-generation video game console that was manufactured and released by Sega in 1985 in Japan , 1986 in North America and 1987 in Europe....
, an 8-bit cartridge-based video game console
- List of Battle Arena Toshinden characters#Master, a character in the Battle Arena Toshinden fighting game series
- Master Lock
Master Lock is an American company primarily known for developing and manufacturing padlocks, combination locks and related security products. Now an operating unit of Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc., Master Lock Company LLC was formed in 1921 by locksmith-inventor Harry Soref, and is...
, a brand of padlock
- Renault Master
Renault Master is the name used by French vehicle manufacturer Renault for its upper-medium size van — similar in size to the largest models of the more common Ford Transit....
, a van
- Alenia Aermacchi M-346 Master, an Italian military transonic trainer aircraft
- The Masters School
The Masters School, known as "Masters", is a private, coeducational boarding school and day college preparatory school located in Dobbs Ferry, New York. Its campus is located near Manhattan in the Hudson Valley in Westchester County...
, an independent school in New York
- Master (BDSM), the dominant partner in a relationship
- Miles M.9 Master
-See also:-References:NotesBibliography* Amos, Peter and Don Lambert Brown. Miles Aircraft Since 1925, Volume 1. London: Putnam Aeronautical, 2000. ISBN 0-85177-787-0....
, a British 2-seat monoplane advanced trainer built by Miles Aircraft Ltd for the Royal Air Force and Fleet Air Arm during the Second World War.
- Masters Home Improvement
Masters Home Improvement is the trading name of an Australian Home Improvement chain, operated by a joint venture between Australian Retailer Woolworths Limited and Mooresville, North Carolina based hardware chain, Lowe's...
, an Australian Home Improvement Retailer.
Maestro is a title of extreme respect given to a master musician. The term is most commonly used in the context of Western classical music and opera. This is associated with the ubiquitous use of Italian vocabulary for classical music terms...
Miss is an English language honorific traditionally used only for an unmarried woman . Originating in the 17th century, it is a contraction of mistress, which was used for all women. A period is not used to signify the contraction...
- Mister (disambiguation)
Mistress is an old form of address for a woman. It implies "lady of the house", especially a woman who is head of a household.An example is Mistress Quickly in Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor. The title did not necessarily distinguish between married and unmarried women.The title Mrs. is...
Mrs or Mrs. is a honorific used for women, usually for those who are married and who do not instead use another title, such as Dr, Lady, or Dame. In most Commonwealth countries, a full stop is not used with the title...
- The Master (disambiguation)
- Masters (surname)
- Meister (surname)
Meister is a family name, and may refer to:*Alton Meister , U.S. biochemist*Erwin Meister, Swiss entrepreneur*George Meister , German botanist*John Meister , U.S...
- Grandmaster (disambiguation)