Part of speech:
A US Army administrative and tactical unit composed of a headquarters unit, at least one unit of infantry or armor or both, and designated support units. A brigade can be commanded by a brigadier general or by a colonel.
A group of people united by a common characteristic, as age, interest, or vocation:
The definition of a gathering is a meeting.
The definition of a horde is a large, moving group of people.
An organism or cell on or in which a parasite lives or feeds. &diamf3; A definitive host is an organism in which a parasite reaches sexual maturity. The anopheles mosquito is the definitive host for the malaria plasmodium because, while the mosquito is not adversely affected by the plasmodium's presence, it is the organism in which the plasmodium matures and reproduces. &diamf3; An intermediate host is an organism in which a parasite develops but does not attain sexual maturity. Humans and certain other vertebrates are the intermediate host of the malaria plasmodium. &diamf3; A paratenic host is an organism which may be required for the completion of a parasite's life cycle but in which no development of the parasite occurs. The unhatched eggs of nematodes are sometimes carried in a paratenic host such as a bird or rodent. When a predator eats the paratenic host, the eggs are ingested as well.
A large indefinite number:
The masses; the populace:
Several different people or things.
Not many; a small number of
The definition of a cloud is a visible mass of small water droplets or ice particles which are suspended in the sky.
(Usually in the plural) A large number of people on the move (literally or figuratively).
A musical setting of certain parts of the Mass, especially the Kyrie, Gloria, Credo, Sanctus, and Agnus Dei.
(Sports) A play in Rugby in which a mass of players gathers around a ball dropped by a tackled ball carrier, with each player attempting to gain possession of the ball by kicking it to a teammate.
A group of bees, social wasps, or ants, when migrating with a queen to establish a new colony.
Any great number of things massed or considered together; multitude
Very numerous; existing in great numbers.
A number of individuals or things considered or classed together because of similarities:
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