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mass

noun

1 mass

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

Roget 321: density, solidity; solidness etc. adj.; impenetrability, impermeability; incompressibility; imporosity; cohesion etc. 46; constipation, consistence, ... show more

Roget 990: worship, adoration, devotion, aspiration, homage, service, humiliation; kneeling, genuflection, prostration.    prayer, invocation, supplication, rogation, ... show more

Roget 998: rite; ceremony, ritual, liturgy, ceremonial; ordinance, observance, function, duty; form, formulary; solemnity, sacrament; incantation ... show more

Polish: masa



2 mass

often followed by `of' A large number or amount or extent.

synonyms: batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mess, mickle ... show more.

Roget 72: assemblage; collection, collocation, colligation; compilation, levy, gathering, ingathering, muster, attroupement; team; concourse, conflux, congregation, ... show more

Roget 31: greatness etc. adj.; magnitude; size etc. (dimensions) 192; multitude etc. (number) 102; immensity; enormity; ... show more

Roget 25: quantity, magnitude; size etc. (dimensions) 192; amplitude, magnitude, mass, amount, sum, quantum, measure, ... show more

Dutch: bende, berg, boel, bom, bulk, bups, een groot aantal, hoop, kluit, kwak ... show more
Polish: armia, legion, tabun, zastęp

3 mass

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

4 Mass

Roman Catholic Church and Protestant Churches The celebration of the Eucharist.

Dutch: eucharistieviering, mis
Polish: ofiara Chleba i Wina, eucharystia, Przenajświętsza Ofiara, msza święta, Najświętsza Ofiara, Przenajświętsza Ofiara Ołtarza, msza, Najświętsza Ofiara Ołtarza

5 mass

A body of matter without definite shape.

Dutch: hoeveelheid, massa, mis, misdienst

6 mass

The common people generally:
— Separate the warriors from the mass.

synonyms: hoi polloi, masses, multitude, people, the great unwashed.

Dutch: gepeupel, volk
Polish: tłuszcza

7 mass

The property of something that is great in magnitude:
— He received a mass of correspondence.

synonyms: bulk, volume.

Roget 192: size, magnitude, dimension, bulk, volume; largeness etc. adj.; greatness etc. (of quantity) 31; expanse etc. ... show more

Roget 50: whole, totality, integrity; totalness etc. adj.; entirety, ensemble, collectiveness; unity etc. 87; completeness etc. ... show more

Dutch: bulk

8 Mass

A musical setting for a Mass.

Dutch: eucharistieviering, mis
Polish: msza

9 Mass

A sequence of prayers constituting the Christian Eucharistic rite.

verb

1 mass

Join together into a mass or collect or form a mass.

Roget 72: assemble [be or come together], collect, muster; meet, unite, join, rejoin; cluster, flock, swarm, surge, stream, herd, ... show more

adjective

1 mass

Formed of separate units gathered into a mass or whole.

synonyms: aggregate, aggregated, aggregative.

Polish: zbiorowy


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