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mass

 
Adjective mass has 2 senses
  1. mass, large-scale - occurring widely (as to many people); "mass destruction"
    Antonym: specific (indirect, via general, nonspecific)
  2. aggregate, aggregated, aggregative, mass - 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"
    Antonym: distributive (indirect, via collective)
Noun mass has 9 senses
  1. mass - the property of a body that causes it to have weight in a gravitational field
    --1 is a kind of
    fundamental quantity, fundamental measure; physical property
    --1 has particulars:
     biomass; critical mass; rest mass; relativistic mass; bulk; gravitational mass; inertial mass; atomic mass; atomic weight, relative atomic mass; mass energy; molecular weight, relative molecular mass; mass defect, mass deficiency
  2. batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, muckle, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad, whole lot, whole slew - (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"
    --2 is a kind of large indefinite quantity, large indefinite amount
    --2 has particulars: flood, inundation, deluge, torrent
  3. mass - an ill-structured collection of similar things (objects or people)
    --3 is a kind of
    collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage
    --3 has particulars: logjam; shock
    Derived form: verb mass1
  4. Mass - (Roman Catholic Church and Protestant Churches) the celebration of the Eucharist
    --4 is a kind of
    religious ceremony, religious ritual
    --4 has particulars: High Mass; Low Mass; Requiem
  5. mass - a body of matter without definite shape; "a huge ice mass"
    --5 is a kind of
    body
    --5 has particulars:
     coprolith, fecalith, faecalith, stercolith; pulp, mush
  6. multitude, masses, mass, hoi polloi, people - the common people generally; "separate the warriors from the mass"; "power to the people"
    --6 is a kind of group, grouping
    --6 has particulars: laity, temporalty; audience; following, followers
  7. bulk, mass, volume - 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"
    --7 is a kind of magnitude
    --7 has particulars: dollar volume, turnover
  8. Mass - a musical setting for a Mass; "they played a Mass composed by Beethoven"
    --8 is a kind of
    religious music, church music
    --8 is a part of High Mass
    --8 has particulars: Requiem
  9. Mass - a sequence of prayers constituting the Christian eucharistic rite; "the priest said Mass"
    --9 is a kind of
    prayer
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