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. (noun)
A large quantity; a sum. (noun)
Bulk; magnitude; body; size. (noun)
The principal part; the main body. (noun)
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. (noun)
A medicinal substance made into a cohesive, homogeneous lump, of consistency suitable for making pills; as, blue mass. (noun)
A palpable or visible abnormal globular structure; a tumor. (noun)
Excess body weight, especially in the form of muscle hypertrophy. (noun)
A large body of individuals, especially persons. (noun)
The lower classes of persons. (noun)
To form or collect into a mass; to form into a collective body; to bring together into masses; to assemble. (verb)
To have a certain mass. (verb)
Involving a mass of things; cencerning a large quantity or number. (adjective)
Involving a mass of people; of, for, or by the masses. (adjective)
The Eucharist, now especially in Roman Catholicism. (noun)
Celebration of the Eucharist. (noun)
The sacrament of the Eucharist. (noun)
A musical setting of parts of the mass. (noun)
To celebrate mass. (verb)
Examples of word mass
(Force) = (gravitational mass) Ã— (intensity of the gravitational field), where the Â“gravitational massÂ” is likewise a characteristic constant for the body.
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"Finally, as your excellence wishes to know what we retain in our churches of the ceremonies of the mass, I would inform your excellence, that the mass is entirely abolished, _except when are persons present_ who wish to receive the Lord's Supper;" [Note 37] that is, we have entirely abolished private masses; at which, as it is well known, no one communed but the priest himself, but retain the _public mass_ at communion seasons.
Sloan would make the system Ford had pioneered complete, and it is this complete system to which the term mass production applies today.