Masthead may refer to:
- the masthead (publishing), a list, usually found on the editorial page of a newspaper or other periodical, listing the publisher, editorial board, advertising rates, etc.
- a masthead (web design), is a graphic image or text title at the top of a webpage that identifies the website and, sometimes, the particular section of the site. In addition to the name of the website, a masthead could include other elements such as images, text, or navigational links. 
- Masthead Studios, an eastern-European games developer specializing in Massively multiplayer online role-playing games
- masthead, the top of a mast, in the sense of:
- Masthead rig, a method of rigging a sailing vessel, where the forestay runs from the top of the mast to the bow or bowsprit, as opposed to a fractional rig where the forestay starts from a point below the masthead
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masthead — UK US /ˈmɑːsthed/ US /ˈmæstˌhed/ noun [C] ► COMMUNICATIONS the title and information that are printed at the top of a newspaper s or magazine s front page: »The masthead of issue 1 gives the cover price as $1.50. ► INTERNET the name of a person … Financial and business terms
masthead — [mast′hed΄] n. 1. the top part of a ship s mast ☆ 2. a box or section printed in each issue of a newspaper or magazine, giving the publishers, owners, and editors, the location of the offices, subscription rates, etc. 3. NAMEPLATE (sense 2) vt. 1 … English World dictionary
Masthead — Mast head , v. t. (Naut.) To cause to go to the masthead as a punishment. Marryat. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Masthead — Mast head , n. (Naut.) The top or head of a mast; the part of a mast above the hounds. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
masthead — 1748, top of a ship s mast (the place for the display of flags), hence, from 1838, top of a newspaper; from MAST (Cf. mast) (n.1) + HEAD (Cf. head) (n.) … Etymology dictionary
masthead — ► NOUN 1) the highest part of a ship s mast. 2) the name of a newspaper or magazine printed at the top of the first or editorial page … English terms dictionary
masthead — [[t]mɑ͟ːsthed, mæ̱st [/t]] mastheads 1) N COUNT A ship s masthead is the highest part of its mast. 2) N COUNT: usu sing, usu with poss A newspaper s masthead is the part at the top of the front page where its name appears in big letters. We carry … English dictionary
masthead — noun 1》 the highest part of a ship s mast or of the lower section of a mast. 2》 the name of a newspaper or magazine printed at the top of the first or editorial page. verb 1》 historical send (a sailor) to the masthead, especially as a punishment … English new terms dictionary
masthead — UK [ˈmæstˌhed] / US noun [countable] Word forms masthead : singular masthead plural mastheads 1) the name of a newspaper or magazine that is printed at the top of the front page 2) the top of the mast (= tall pole) on a boat or ship … English dictionary
masthead — /mast hed , mahst /, n. 1. Also called flag. a statement printed in all issues of a newspaper, magazine, or the like, usually on the editorial page, giving the publication s name, the names of the owner and staff, etc. 2. Also called nameplate. a … Universalium