Definition of Mastering

1. Noun. Becoming proficient in the use of something; having mastery of. "His mastering the art of cooking took a long time"

Generic synonyms: Education
Derivative terms: Master



2. Noun. The act of making a master recording from which copies can be made. "He received a bill for mastering the concert and making 100 copies"
Generic synonyms: Recording, Transcription

Definition of Mastering

1. Noun. Becoming professional in the use of something; having mastery of ¹

2. Verb. (present participle of master) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mastering

1. master [v] - See also: master

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mastering

mastercraftsmen
masterdom
masterdoms
mastered
masterer
masterers
masterest
mastereth
masterful
masterfull
masterfully
masterfulness
masterfulnesses
masterhood
masteries
mastering
masterings
masterless
masterlike
masterliness
masterlinesses
masterly
masterly inactivity
mastermind
masterminded
masterminder
masterminders
mastermindful
masterminding
masterminds

Literary usage of Mastering

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1. Educational Psychology: Briefer Course by Edward Lee Thorndike (1914)
"Mastering AND SUBMISSIVE BEHAVIOR There is, I believe, an original tendency to respond to 'the presence of a human being who notices one, ..."

2. Change Is the Rule: Practical Actions for Change: On Target, on Time, on Budget by Winford E. Holland (2000)
"Our goal in mastering change is to be able to make similar announcements about organizational change initiatives like, “We need to have a new face on our ..."

3. The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography: Being the History of the by James Terry White (1910)
"During twelve years he worked in minor positions, mastering the details of various departments of railway service, until, in 1883 he was ..."

4. Story-telling, Questioning and Studying, Three School Arts by Herman Harrell Horne (1916)
"In mastering a new book, if you are reading for the sake of the literature or because you are to be examined upon its contents, you will read all; if, ..."

5. The Formation of Tennyson's Style: A Study, Primarily of the Versification by James Francis Augustin Pyre (1921)
"... CHAPTER IV Mastering BLANK VERSE We turn now to the early experiments in blank verse. Tennyson's first published composition in this form, ..."

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