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  • 1 mass — mass …

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  • 2 Mass — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Para otros usos de este término, véase Mass (desambiguación). Tiendas Mass Logo Eslogan El Supermercado del Ahorro Fundación 2001 Sede Lima, Perú …

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  • 3 Mass —     Pontifical Mass     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pontifical Mass     Pontifical Mass is the solemn Mass celebrated by a bishop with the ceremonies prescribed in the Cæremoniale Episcoporum , I and II. The full ceremonial is carried out when the… …

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  • 4 Mass — Mass, n. [OE. masse, F. masse, L. massa; akin to Gr. ? a barley cake, fr. ? to knead. Cf. {Macerate}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A quantity of matter cohering together so as to make one body, or an aggregation of particles or things which collectively… …

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  • 5 mass — Ⅰ. mass UK US /mæs/ adjective [before noun] ► having an effect on or involving a large number of people: »There have been two decades of mass unemployment. mass audience/appeal »A smaller company could produce a breakthrough product with mass… …

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  • 6 Mass — (m[.a]s), n. [OE. masse, messe, AS. m[ae]sse. LL. missa, from L. mittere, missum, to send, dismiss: cf. F. messe. In the ancient churches, the public services at which the catechumens were permitted to be present were called missa catechumenorum …

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  • 7 mass — [mas] n. [ME masse < OFr < L massa, a lump, mass < Gr maza, barley cake < massein, to knead < IE base * menk , to knead > MINGLE] 1. a quantity of matter forming a body of indefinite shape and size, usually of relatively large… …

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  • 8 Mass — ist: ein Theaterstück von Leonard Bernstein, siehe Mass (Theater) eine Messkomposition von Steve Dobrogosz, siehe Mass (Dobrogosz) die in Bayern übliche Kurzbezeichnung mit kurzem a für einen Masskrug Mass ist der Familienname folgender Personen …

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  • 9 mass — 1 n: an aggregation of usu. similar things (as assets in a succession) considered as a whole mass 2 adj: participated in by or affecting a large number of individuals mass insurance underwriting mass tort litigation Merriam Webster’s Dictionary… …

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  • 10 mass — mass; mass·i·ness; soul·mass; mass·cult; mass·less; bio·mass; mass·less·ness; …

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  • 11 Mass — [ mæs ] noun count or uncount a ceremony in the Christian Church, especially the Roman Catholic Church, in which Jesus Christ s last meal with his DISCIPLES is remembered: attend/hear Mass celebrate Mass (=perform the ceremony): The Pope will… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 12 mass — ► NOUN 1) a body of matter with no definite shape. 2) a large number of people or objects gathered together. 3) (before another noun ) done by or affecting large numbers: a mass exodus. 4) (the masses) the ordinary people. 5) (the mass of) the… …

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  • 13 Mass — Mass, v. t. To form or collect into a mass; to form into a collective body; to bring together into masses; to assemble. [1913 Webster] But mass them together and they are terrible indeed. Coleridge. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 14 Mass — Mass, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Massed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Massing}.] To celebrate Mass. [Obs.] Hooker. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 15 mass|y — «MAS ee», adjective, mass|i|er, mass|i|est. 1. bulky and heavy; massive: »We closed all the massy shutters of our old building (Edgar Allan Poe) …

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  • 16 mass# — mass n 1 *bulk, volume Analogous words: *aggregate, aggregation, conglomerate, conglomeration: *sum, amount, total, aggregate, whole 2 heap, pile, stack, shock, cock, bank (see under HEAP vb) Analogous words: accumulation, hoarding …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 17 mass — [n1] body of matter; considerable portion accumulation, aggregate, assemblage, band, batch, block, bulk, bunch, chunk, clot, coagulation, collection, combination, concretion, conglomeration, core, corpus, crowd, entirety, gob, great deal, greater …

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  • 18 Mass — ► NOUN 1) the Christian Eucharist or Holy Communion, especially in the Roman Catholic Church. 2) a musical setting of parts of the liturgy used in the Mass. ORIGIN Latin missa, from mittere dismiss , perhaps from the last words of the service,… …

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  • 19 Mass — Mass1 [mas] n. [ME masse < OE mæsse < LL(Ec) missa, mass, lit., dismissal, orig. pp. of L mittere, to dismiss < the words said by the priest ite, missa est (contio), go, (the meeting) is dismissed] [also m ] 1. the Roman Catholic… …

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  • 20 Mass. — Mass. Massachusets Культурология. XX век. Энциклопедия. 1998 …

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