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masthead

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈmɑːsthed/ US   /ˈmæstˌhed/
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, company, or organization that is displayed on the page of a website: We have redesigned our masthead for our website.
MARKETING the name and information that is printed at the top of a company's or organization's official letters, etc.: Although officially he is no longer working as a lawyer, the law firm still uses stationery with his name on the masthead.
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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