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masthead

noun [C] uk   /ˈmɑːst.hed/ us    /ˈmæst-/

masthead noun [C] (ON NEWSPAPER)

the title of a newspaper or magazine that is printed at the top of the front page US a list of the names of the most important people involved in producing and writing for a magazine or newspaper: Hirth, listed on the masthead as publisher, wrote several articles in each issue.

masthead noun [C] (ON WEBSITE)

the name of a person, company, or organization that is displayed on the home page of their website

masthead noun [C] (ON LETTERS/EMAILS)

the name and information that is printed at the top of an organization's official letters or emails

masthead noun [C] (ON SHIP)

the top part of a ship's mast
Translations of “masthead”
in Chinese (Traditional) (位於頭版頂部的)報紙(或雜誌)名稱…
in Chinese (Simplified) (位于头版顶部的)报纸(或杂志)名称…
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