HyperDic: mass

English > 11 senses of the word mass / Mass:
NOUNattributemassthe property of a body that causes it to have weight in a gravitational field
quantitymass, batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad(often followed by 'of') a large number or amount or extent
groupmassan ill-structured collection of similar things (objects or people)
actMass(Roman Catholic Church and Protestant Churches) the celebration of the Eucharist
objectmassa body of matter without definite shape
groupmass, multitude, masses, hoi polloi, people, the great unwashedthe common people generally
attributemass, bulk, volumethe property of something that is great in magnitude
communicationMassa musical setting for a Mass
communicationMassa sequence of prayers constituting the Christian Eucharistic rite
VERBmotionmassjoin / join together into a mass or collect or form a mass
ADJECTIVEallmass, aggregate, aggregated, aggregativeformed of separate units gathered into a mass or whole
mass / Mass > pronunciation
Soundsmae's
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English > mass: 11 senses > adjective 1
MeaningFormed of separate units gathered into a mass or whole.
Synonymsaggregate, aggregated, aggregative
Broadercollectiveforming a whole or aggregate
Spanishconjunto, total
Catalanagregat
English > mass: 11 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe property of a body that causes it to have weight in a gravitational field.
Narroweratomic mass, atomic weight, relative atomic mass(chemistry) the mass of an atom of a chemical element expressed in atomic mass units
biomassThe total mass of living matter in a given unit area
bodyThe main mass of a thing
bulkThe property possessed by a large mass
critical massThe minimum mass of fissionable material that can sustain a chain reaction
gravitational mass(physics) the mass of a body as measured by its gravitational attraction for other bodies
inertial mass(physics) the mass of a body as determined by the second law of motion from the acceleration of the body when it is subjected to a force that is not due to gravity
mass defect, mass deficiencyThe amount by which the mass of an atomic nucleus is less than the sum of the masses of its constituent particles
mass energy(physics) the mass of a body regarded relativistically as energy
molecular weight, relative molecular mass(chemistry) the sum of the relative atomic masses of the constituent atoms of a molecule
relativistic mass(physics) the mass of a body in motion relative to the observer
rest mass(physics) the mass of a body as measured when the body is at rest relative to an observer, an inherent property of the body
Broaderfundamental quantity, fundamental measureOne of the four quantities that are the basis of systems of measurement
physical propertyAny property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions
Spanishmasa
Catalanmassa
English > mass: 11 senses > noun 2, quantity
Meaning(often followed by 'of') a large number or amount or extent.
Synonymsbatch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad
Narrowerflood, inundation, deluge, torrentAn overwhelming number or amount
haymowA mass of hay piled up in a barn for preservation
Broaderlarge indefinite quantity, large indefinite amountAn indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude
Spanishavalancha, barbaridad, bestialidad, burrada, cantidad, cúmulo, enormidad, fajo, lote, mogollón, montaña, montón, multitud, passel, pila
Catalanapilament, apilotament, castell, cúmul, estiba, feix, lot, manyoc, muntanya, munt, passel, pila, pilot, quantitat, tou
English > mass: 11 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningAn ill-structured collection of similar things (objects or people).
NarrowerlogjamAn immovable mass of logs blocking a river
shockA bushy thick mass (especially hair)
Broadercollection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblageSeveral things grouped together or considered as a whole
Verbsmassjoin / join together into a mass or collect or form a mass
English > Mass: 11 senses > noun 4, act
Meaning(Roman Catholic Church and Protestant Churches) the celebration of the Eucharist.
CategoryProtestant Church, ProtestantThe Protestant churches and denominations collectively
Roman Catholic, Western Church, Roman Catholic Church, Church of Rome, Roman ChurchThe Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
NarrowerHigh MassA solemn and elaborate Mass with music
Low MassA Mass recited without music
RequiemA Mass celebrated for the dead
Broaderreligious ceremony, religious ritualA ceremony having religious meaning / meaning
Spanishmisa
Catalanmissa
English > mass: 11 senses > noun 5, object
MeaningA body of matter without definite shape.
Example"a huge ice mass"
Narrowercoprolith, fecalith, faecalith, stercolithA hard mass of fecal matter
driftA large mass of material that is heaped up by the wind or by water currents
matA mass that is densely tangled or interwoven
pulp, mushAny soft or soggy mass
BroaderbodyAn individual 3-dimensional object that has mass and that is distinguishable from other objects
Spanishmasa
Catalanmassa
English > mass: 11 senses > noun 6, group
MeaningThe common people generally.
Example"separate the warriors from the mass"
Synonymsmultitude, masses, hoi polloi, people, the great unwashed
NarroweraudienceThe part of the general public interested in a source of information or entertainment
following, followersA group of followers or enthusiasts
laity, temporaltyIn Christianity, members of a religious community that do not have the priestly responsibilities of ordained clergy
Broadergroup, groupingAny number of entities (members) considered as a unit
Spanishgente, masa, masas, multitud, plebe, populacho, pueblo, vulgo
Catalangent, massa, masses, multitud, poble
English > mass: 11 senses > noun 7, attribute
MeaningThe property of something that is great in magnitude.
Example "he received a mass of correspondence"
Synonymsbulk, volume
Narrowerdollar volume, turnoverThe volume measured in dollars
BroadermagnitudeThe property of relative size or extent (whether large or small)
Spanishmasa, mole, volumen
Catalanmassa, mola, volum
English > Mass: 11 senses > noun 8, communication
MeaningA musical setting for a Mass.
Part ofHigh MassA solemn and elaborate Mass with music
NarrowerRequiemA musical setting for a Mass celebrating the dead
Broaderreligious music, church musicgenre of music composed for performance as part of religious ceremonies
Spanishmisa
Catalanmissa
English > Mass: 11 senses > noun 9, communication
MeaningA sequence of prayers constituting the Christian Eucharistic rite.
BroaderprayerA fixed text / text used in praying
English > mass: 11 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningjoin / join together into a mass or collect or form a mass.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThe crowds mass in the streets
Example"Crowds were massing outside the palace"
Narrowerpresscrowd closely
Broadercrowd, crowd togetherTo gather together in large numbers
Spanishamontonarse, concentrarse
Catalanamuntegar-se, concentrar-se, concentrar
Nounsmassan ill-structured collection of similar things (objects or people)

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