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Mas vs. Mass

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Masnoun

A country cottage or farmstead in southern France.

Massnoun

(physical) Matter, material.

Massnoun

A quantity of matter cohering together so as to make one body, or an aggregation of particles or things which collectively make one body or quantity, usually of considerable size

Massnoun

(obsolete) Precious metal, especially gold or silver.

Massnoun

(physics) The quantity of matter which a body contains, irrespective of its bulk or volume. It is one of four fundamental properties of matter. It is measured in kilograms in the SI system of measurement.

Massnoun

(pharmacy) A medicinal substance made into a cohesive, homogeneous lump, of consistency suitable for making pills; as, blue mass.

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Massnoun

(medicine) A palpable or visible abnormal globular structure; a tumor.

Massnoun

(bodybuilding) Excess body weight, especially in the form of muscle hypertrophy.

Massnoun

(proscribed) weight

Massnoun

A large quantity; a sum.

Massnoun

(quantity) Large in number.

Massnoun

Bulk; magnitude; body; size.

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Massnoun

The principal part; the main body.

Massnoun

A large body of individuals, especially persons.

‘The mass of spectators didn't see the infraction on the field.’; ‘A mass of ships converged on the beaches of Dunkirk.’;

Massnoun

(in the plural) The lower classes of persons.

‘The masses are revolting.’;

Massnoun

(Christianity) The Eucharist, now especially in Roman Catholicism.

Massnoun

(Christianity) Celebration of the Eucharist.

Massnoun

The sacrament of the Eucharist.

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Massnoun

A musical setting of parts of the mass.

Massverb

(transitive) To form or collect into a mass; to form into a collective body; to bring together into masses; to assemble.

Massverb

(intransitive) To have a certain mass.

‘I mass 70 kilograms’;

Massverb

To celebrate mass.

Massadjective

Involving a mass of things; concerning a large quantity or number.

‘There is evidence of mass extinctions in the distant past.’;

Massadjective

Involving a mass of people; of, for, or by the masses.

‘Mass unemployment resulted from the financial collapse.’;

Massnoun

The sacrifice in the sacrament of the Eucharist, or the consecration and oblation of the host.

Massnoun

The portions of the Mass usually set to music, considered as a musical composition; - namely, the Kyrie, the Gloria, the Credo, the Sanctus, and the Agnus Dei, besides sometimes an Offertory and the Benedictus.

Massnoun

A quantity of matter cohering together so as to make one body, or an aggregation of particles or things which collectively make one body or quantity, usually of considerable size; as, a mass of ore, metal, sand, or water.

‘If it were not for these principles, the bodies of the earth, planets, comets, sun, and all things in them, would grow cold and freeze, and become inactive masses.’; ‘A deep mass of continual sea is slower stirredTo rage.’;

Massnoun

A medicinal substance made into a cohesive, homogeneous lump, of consistency suitable for making pills; as, blue mass.

Massnoun

A large quantity; a sum.

‘All the mass of gold that comes into Spain.’; ‘He had spent a huge mass of treasure.’;

Massnoun

Bulk; magnitude; body; size.

‘This army of such mass and charge.’;

Massnoun

The principal part; the main body.

‘Night closed upon the pursuit, and aided the mass of the fugitives in their escape.’;

Massnoun

The quantity of matter which a body contains, irrespective of its bulk or volume.

Massverb

To celebrate Mass.

Massverb

To form or collect into a mass; to form into a collective body; to bring together into masses; to assemble.

‘But mass them together and they are terrible indeed.’;

Massnoun

the property of a body that causes it to have weight in a gravitational field

Massnoun

(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’; ‘it must have cost plenty’;

Massnoun

an ill-structured collection of similar things (objects or people)

Massnoun

(Roman Catholic Church and Protestant Churches) the celebration of the Eucharist

Massnoun

a body of matter without definite shape;

‘a huge ice mass’;

Massnoun

the common people generally;

‘separate the warriors from the mass’; ‘power to the people’;

Massnoun

the property of something that is great in magnitude;

‘it is cheaper to buy it in bulk’; ‘he received a mass of correspondence’; ‘the volume of exports’;

Massnoun

a musical setting for a Mass;

‘they played a Mass composed by Beethoven’;

Massnoun

a sequence of prayers constituting the Christian eucharistic rite;

‘the priest said Mass’;

Massverb

join together into a mass or collect or form a mass;

‘Crowds were massing outside the palace’;

Massadjective

occurring widely (as to many people);

‘mass destruction’;

Massadjective

gathered or tending to gather into a mass or whole;

‘aggregate expenses include expenses of all divisions combined for the entire year’; ‘the aggregated amount of indebtedness’;

Massnoun

the celebration of the Christian Eucharist, especially in the Roman Catholic Church

‘we went to Mass’;

Massnoun

a particular celebration of the Eucharist

‘he pontificated at three Christmas Masses’;

Massnoun

a musical setting of parts of the liturgy used in the Mass

‘Bach's B minor Mass’;

Massadjective

involving or affecting large numbers of people or things

‘a mass exodus of refugees’; ‘the film has mass appeal’;

Massverb

assemble or cause to assemble into a single body or mass

‘both countries began massing troops in the region’; ‘clouds massed heavily on the horizon’;

Mass

Mass is both a property of a physical body and a measure of its resistance to acceleration (rate of change of velocity with respect to time) when a net force is applied. An object's mass also determines the strength of its gravitational attraction to other bodies.

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