What is another word for Masting?

Pronunciation: [mˈastɪŋ] (IPA)

Masting refers to the process of installing or erecting masts on ships. However, there are several synonyms that can be used in place of masting, including rigging, mounting, hoisting, and raising. Rigging refers to the entire process of setting up the ship's sails and masts, which includes masting. Mounting is a synonym used more generally to refer to anything that is set up or assembled. Hoisting is similar to mounting, but specifically refers to lifting something up. Raising is also a synonym for masting that is more general, but can be used to describe the act of lifting something up to a higher position.

What are the hypernyms for Masting?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    structure, Tall Construction.

Usage examples for Masting

The edifices rising into the calm atmosphere seemed like the anchored vessels of some fleet arrested in its course, with lofty Masting which glittered at the sun's farewell.
"The Three Cities Trilogy: Paris, Vol. 2"
Emile Zola
But long cranes, used for Masting vessels, were reared on the summit of the ramparts; and from them there descended some of those enormous pincers which terminated in two semicircles toothed on the inside.
"Salammbo"
Gustave Flaubert
As the arrangement of the spars forced the principal mast entirely beneath the element, and the ship was so small as to need little artificial work in her Masting, the part around the top, which contained the staging, was scarcely submerged.
"The Water-Witch or, The Skimmer of the Seas"
James Fenimore Cooper

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