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Meaning of MASTING

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mast"ing\, n. (Naut.)
The act or process of putting a mast or masts into a vessel;
also, the scientific principles which determine the position
of masts, and the mechanical methods of placing them.

{Masting house} (Naut.), a large building, with suitable
   mechanism overhanging the water, used for stepping and
   unstepping the masts of vessels.

 

 

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