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masses, plural;
  1. Relating to, done by, or affecting large numbers of people or things
    • - the movie has mass appeal
    • - a mass exodus of refugees
  1. Assemble or cause to assemble into a mass or as one body
    • - both countries began massing troops in the region
    • - clouds massed heavily on the horizon
  1. A coherent, typically large body of matter with no definite shape
    • - a mass of curly hair
    • - from here the trees were a dark mass
  2. A large number of people or objects crowded together
    • - a mass of cyclists
  3. A large amount of material
    • - a mass of conflicting evidence
  4. A large quantity or amount of something
    • - we get masses of homework
  5. Any of the main portions in a painting or drawing that each have some unity in color, lighting, or some other quality
    • - the masterly distribution of masses
  6. The majority of
    • - the great mass of the population had little interest in the project
  7. The ordinary people

  8. The quantity of matter that a body contains, as measured by its acceleration under a given force or by the force exerted on it by a gravitational field

  9. (in general use) Weight

  1. the property of a body that causes it to have weight in a gravitational field
  2. aggregate: formed of separate units gathered into a mass or whole; "aggregate expenses include expenses of all divisions combined for the entire year"; "the aggregated amount of indebtedness"
  3. join together into a mass or collect or form a mass; "Crowds were massing outside the palace"
  4. batch: (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"; "it must have cost plenty"; "a slew of journalists"; "a wad of money"
  5. an ill-structured collection of similar things (objects or people)
  6. (Roman Catholic Church and Protestant Churches) the celebration of the Eucharist
  7. In physics, mass (from μᾶζα) commonly refers to any of three properties of matter, which have been shown experimentally to be equivalent: Inertial mass, active gravitational mass and passive gravitational mass. ...
  8. Manab Adhikar Sangram Samiti (MASS), (Assamese মানৱ অধিকাৰ সংগ্ৰাম সমিতি), is a regional non-profit human rights NGO in Assam. It was founded in 1991 by Parag Kumar Das along with a group of intellectuals and journalists of Assam. ...
  9. The ''''' (pronounced and the Bavarian form of the female noun ', i. e. "mass", though commonly misinterpreted as the neuter noun (with a long vowel) '', translating to "measure") is a term used in German-speaking countries for a unit of volume, now typically used for measuring beer. ...
  10. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States. It is bordered by Rhode Island and Connecticut to the south, New York to the west, and Vermont and New Hampshire to the north; at its east lies the Atlantic Ocean. ...
  11. Mass is the third full-length album by the Experimental band Grotus. The album's sound focuses more on alternative and blues rock than industrial and is perhaps their most accessible recording.
  12. The Mass in B minor (BWV 232) is a musical setting of the complete Latin Mass by Johann Sebastian Bach. The work was one of Bach's last, although much of it was made of music that Bach had composed earlier. Bach assembled the Mass in its present form in 1749, just before his death in 1750. ...
  13. The principal liturgical service of the Church, including a scripture service and a eucharistic service, which includes the consecration and oblation (offering) of the host and wine. ...
  14. (masses) People, especially a large number of people; The total population; The lower classes or all but the elite
  15. (4. masses) the mass or majority of people
  16. (Masses) (1) individuals minus quality. (2) the great identifiable majority, characterized by a feeling of general satisfaction, and spouting the first thing that comes into its head.
  17. (Massing) Plants spaced close enough to look like a blanket of color, increasing the visual impact of a bed.
  18. (Massing) The overall shape or arrangement of the bulk or volume of development.
  19. (Massing) The process of visualizing, studying and resolving building forms using mass instances.
  20. (Massing) Using raids against another player to inflict damage – most often, raiding a player ten times (the maximum amount you can raid a player in a day) in order to cause massive amounts of damage to his/her defensive weaponry, in turn requiring the player who was attacked to expend a lot of ...
  21. (Massing) the combined effect of the size and shape of a building or group of buildings.
  22. (massing) the expression of interior volume as form
  23. A measure of the total amount of material in a body, defined either by the inertial properties of the body or by its gravitational influence on other bodies.
  24. the amount of matter in a object, not to be confused with weight which is the result of gravity acting on a mass.
  25. This is how much material a substance possesses. It is usually measured in grams or kilograms.