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Another word for mass

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Noun
  1. A separate and distinct portion of matter

      1. In object-oriented programming, a structure that combines data and the procedures necessary to operate on that data.
      2. A person or thing to which action, thought, or feeling is directed
      3. Something perceptible by one or more of the senses, especially by vision or touch; a material thing.
      1. Soft, bulky matter of a kind that passes through the intestines without being absorbed and aids in elimination
      2. The main mass or body of something; largest part or portion
      3. The body of a human, especially when large or muscular.
      1. Anything having real or material substance or form; any physical or perceptible object
      2. The entire material or physical structure of an organism, especially of a human or animal.
      3. A human; a person:
    See also:

    matter

  2. A quantity accumulated

    See also:

    collect

  3. A group of things gathered haphazardly

      1. A confused heap
      2. An act of tumbling; a fall.
      3. A confused or disordered collection or amount of something:
      1. A number of arms, esp. three rifles, leaning against one another on end so as to form a pyramid
      2. The main area where books are shelved in a library
      3. An English measure of coal or cut wood, equal to 108 cubic feet (3.06 cubic meters).
      1. A violent collision, impact, or explosion, or the force or movement resulting from this:
      2. A sudden economic disturbance, such as a rise in the price of a commodity.
      3. An extreme stimulation of the nerves, muscles, etc. accompanying the passage of electric current through the body
      1. A soft, velvety, raised surface on a rug, fabric, etc., produced by making yarn loops on the body of the material and, often, shearing them
      2. (Heraldry) A wedge-shaped bearing with the point usually downward
      3. A long, heavy timber or beam driven into the ground, sometimes under water, to support a bridge, dock, etc.
      1. A large heap:
      2. A natural elevation of the earth's surface having considerable mass, generally steep sides, and a height greater than that of a hill.
      3. A huge quantity:
      1. A group of things collected in a mass or heap:
      2. A natural elevation, such as a small hill.
      3. A heap or bank of earth, sand, etc. built over a grave, in a fortification, etc.
      1. An amount of food, as for a meal, course, or dish:
      2. A disorderly or confused collection or mass of things; jumble; hodgepodge
      3. Something that is disorderly or dirty, as a accumulation or heap:
      1. (Slang, Baseball) The pitcher's mound
      2. A well-defined natural elevation smaller than a mountain.
      3. An incline, especially of a road; a slope.
      1. (Informal) A great number or amount
      2. A pile, mass, or mound of things jumbled together
      3. A group of things placed or thrown, one on top of the other:
      1. The deviation of a ship, airplane, rocket, etc. from its path, caused by side currents or winds
      2. Something moving along in a current of air or water:
      3. A bank or pile, as of sand or snow, heaped up by currents of air or water.
      1. A dense, white, fluffy, flat-based cloud with a multiple rounded top and a well-defined outline, usually formed by the ascent of thermally unstable air masses.
      2. The type of bright, billowy cloud with a dark, flat base, that develops vertically through all cloud levels and consists mostly of water droplets
      3. A pile, mound, or heap.
      1. A place of safekeeping or storage:
      2. A supply or stock for future or emergency use:
      3. A piled-up mass, as of snow or clouds; a heap:
      1. A confused or jumbled mass:
      2. State of being collected in a mass; a mass; cluster.
      3. (Geography) An extended city area comprising the built-up area of a central city and any suburbs linked by continuous urban area.
    See also:

    order

  4. A great deal

      1. The act or fact of seeing:
      2. (Dial.) A large amount; great deal
      3. The faculty or power of seeing; vision; eyesight
      1. Electricity supplied to a home, building, or community:
      2. (Physics) The rate at which work is done, expressed as the amount of work per unit time and commonly measured in units such as the watt and horsepower.
      3. The ability or capacity to act or do something effectively:
      1. A large amount of money:
      2. A long, heavy timber or beam driven into the ground, sometimes under water, to support a bridge, dock, etc.
      3. A soft, velvety, raised surface on a rug, fabric, etc., produced by making yarn loops on the body of the material and, often, shearing them
      1. A mark or hole made by such a stroke.
      2. Any container with a capacity of one peck
      3. A unit of dry volume or capacity in the US Customary System equal to 8 quarts or approximately 537.6 cubic inches.
      1. A large bundle of things wrapped or tied up for carrying, as on the back of a person or animal; load
      2. A container made to be carried on the body of a person or animal.
      3. The amount, as of food, that is processed and packaged at one time or in one season.
      1. (Informal) A large extent, amount, or number:
      2. Miscellaneous articles sold as one unit:
      3. Used adverbially to mean “to a great degree or extent” or “frequently”:
      1. (Informal) A great deal; a lot:
      2. A group of things placed or thrown, one on top of the other:
      3. A pile, mass, or mound of things jumbled together
      1. Any of various units of volume or capacity. In the US Customary System it varies, as a liquid measure, from 31 to 42 gallons (117 to 159 liters) as established by law or usage.
      2. Something barrel-shaped; specif., any of the large, typically brightly colored cylinders used as a barrier to divert traffic from roadwork, from a chuckhole, etc.
      3. (Slang) An act or instance of moving rapidly, often recklessly, in a motor vehicle.
      1. A part of the earth and its inhabitants as known at a given period in history:
      2. A particular way of life:
      3. A large amount; much:
      1. Goods and resources having value in terms of exchange or use:
      2. Any useful material thing capable of being bought, sold, or stocked for future disposition
      3. The state of having much money or property; affluence
      1. Rich or lavish supply; abundance
      2. Lavish or unrestrained expense; extravagance.
      3. Abundance; the state of being profuse; a cornucopia
      1. A plentiful or abundant supply; enough or more than enough
      2. A condition of general abundance or prosperity:
      3. A full or completely adequate amount or supply:
      1. A great amount or quantity
      2. A large quantity or amount:
      3. Something great or remarkable:
      1. A chain or group of such elevations
      2. A huge quantity:
      3. A natural elevation of the earth's surface, typically larger and steeper than a hill
      1. A great or plentiful amount:
      2. The condition of being in rich supply:
      3. (--- Chemistry) The amount of an isotope of an element that exists in nature, usually expressed as a percentage of the total amount of all isotopes of the element.
    See also:

    big

  5. An enormous number of persons gathered together

      1. A large group of people gathered or crowded closely together; a multitude.
      2. Any great number of things massed or considered together; multitude
      1. A number of similar geologic phenomena or features occurring closely within a given period or place:
      2. A moving mass, crowd, or throng
      3. A large number of bees, led by a queen, leaving one hive for another to start a new colony
      1. The horses left behind by the leaders in a race
      2. (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.
      3. The undistinguished crowd or ordinary run of persons or things.
      1. The haste or urgency of business or matters:
      2. The communications media considered as a whole, especially the agencies that collect, publish, transmit, or broadcast news and other information to the public:
      3. A printing press.
      1. A very great number.
      2. The quality or state of being numerous, or many
      3. A large number of persons or things, esp. when gathered together or considered as a unit; host, myriad, etc.
      1. The mass of common people; the populace.
      2. An indiscriminate or loosely associated group of things:
      3. A disorderly and lawless crowd; rabble
      1. A nomadic tribe or clan of Mongols
      2. A large group or crowd; a swarm:
      3. Any wandering tribe or group
      1. Tiny, fine fibers of wool, rayon, etc. applied to a fabric, wallpaper, or the like to form a velvetlike pattern
      2. A group of people under the leadership of one person, especially the members of a church.
      3. A group of animals that live, travel, or feed together.
      1. A grooved surface made with this chisel
      2. A crowd or body of people, esp. when moving or acting together
      3. A number of cattle, hogs, sheep, etc. driven or moving along as a group; flock; herd
      1. A substance prepared by or as if by crushing, especially a fruit drink:
      2. (Informal) A usually temporary infatuation:
      3. One who is the object of such an infatuation.
      1. A group of people united by a common characteristic, as age, interest, or vocation:
      2. A large number of things positioned or considered together.
      3. A group of people attending a public function; an audience:
    See also:

    group

    big

  6. A very large number of things grouped together

      1. A crowding together of people; crowded condition
      2. A large group of things; a host.
      3. Any great number of things massed or considered together; multitude
      1. A moving mass, crowd, or throng
      2. A large number of bees, led by a queen, leaving one hive for another to start a new colony
      3. A number of similar geologic phenomena or features occurring closely within a given period or place:
      1. A line drawn or scratched, often to mark a starting point, etc.
      2. The total number of points made by each competitor or side in a contest, either final or at a given stage:
      3. (Sports & Games) A usually numerical record of a competitive event:
      1. The horses left behind by the leaders in a race
      2. The undistinguished crowd or ordinary run of persons or things.
      3. (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.
      1. The quality or state of being numerous, or many
      2. A very great number.
      3. A large number of persons or things, esp. when gathered together or considered as a unit; host, myriad, etc.
      1. Organized crime, specif. the
      2. A disorderly and lawless crowd; rabble
      3. An indiscriminate or loosely associated group of things:
      1. (Rom. History) A military division varying at times from 3,000 to 6,000 foot soldiers, with additional cavalrymen
      2. A large military unit trained for combat; an army.
      3. The major unit of the Roman army consisting of 3,000 to 6,000 infantry troops and 100 to 200 cavalry troops.
      1. (Radio, TV) The person who conducts a program that features conversation, interviews, etc.
      2. One that furnishes facilities and resources for a function or event:
      3. An army.
      1. A nomadic tribe or clan of Mongols
      2. A large group or crowd; a swarm:
      3. Any wandering tribe or group
      1. A large crowd or number:
      2. Any group, esp. a large one, as the members of a church or the children in a family
      3. A group of animals that live, travel, or feed together.
      1. A crowd or body of people, esp. when moving or acting together
      2. A flock or herd being driven in a body.
      3. A number of cattle, hogs, sheep, etc. driven or moving along as a group; flock; herd
      1. A group of people united by a common characteristic, as age, interest, or vocation:
      2. A group of people attending a public function; an audience:
      3. A large number of things positioned or considered together.
      1. A state or cause of confusion or misunderstanding:
      2. A great number of things close together and in motion
      3. A state or cause of sadness, worry, or anger:
      1. A military unit, usually two or more army corps, together with auxiliary troops
      2. A large group of people or things, especially when organized for a specific cause or purpose:
      3. Standing army
    See also:

    group

    big

  7. The greatest part or portion

    See also:

    big

  8. Great extent, amount, or dimension

      1. The amount of space occupied by a three-dimensional object or region of space, expressed in cubic units.
      2. A quantity, bulk, mass, or amount
      3. Amount; quantity:
      1. The actual state of affairs:
      2. Character, value, or status with reference to relative importance or the capacity to meet given requirements:
      3. Relative amount or number, as of population or contents:
      1. (Math.) A number given to a quantity for purposes of comparison with other quantities of the same class
      2. Greatness in size or extent:
      3. Of size
      1. The main mass or body of something; largest part or portion
      2. A distinct mass or portion of matter, especially a large one:
      3. Size, mass, or volume, especially when very large.
      1. (Physics) The maximum absolute value of a periodically varying quantity.
      2. The angle made with the positive horizontal axis by the vector representation of a complex number.
      3. Greatness of size; magnitude.
    See also:

    big

  9. The common people.

    See also:

    over

Another word for mass

Noun
  1. A body of matter

      1. The act or process of concreting into a mass; coalescence.
      2. (--- Geol.) An inclusion in sedimentary rock, usually rounded and harder than the surrounding rock, resulting from the formation of succeeding layers of mineral matter about some nucleus, as a grain of sand
      3. (--- Med.) A solidified mass, usually inorganic, deposited in the body; calculus
      1. A mass of new tissue growth independent of its surrounding structures, having no physiological function; neoplasm: such tumors are classified as benign or malignant
      2. An abnormal growth of tissue resulting from uncontrolled, progressive multiplication of cells and serving no physiological function; a neoplasm.
      3. A swelling on some part of the body
      1. (Brit., Slang) A stupid or silly person; fool
      2. A compact group:
      3. A soft, thickened area or lump formed on or within a liquid; specif., a lump produced by the natural thickening of certain proteins in the blood, as at the site of a wound (in full blood clot)
      1. (Elec.) A mass of magnetic material placed inside a wire coil, serving to channel and increase the strength of the magnetic field resulting from current in the coil
      2. The basic or most important part; the crucial element or essence:
      3. (Anatomy) The muscles in the trunk of the human body, including those of the abdomen and chest, that stabilize the spine, pelvis, and shoulders.
      1. The main part of a piece of writing as distinguished from headings and introductory or supplementary matter
      2. (Printing) The shank of a piece of type
      3. A human; a person:
      1. (Informal) A large quantity:
      2. A small mass or lump.
      3. Waste material produced in coal mining, consisting of clay, shale, etc.
      1. A lump or small, compact mass (of something)
      2. A disk, as of felt or paper, used to keep the powder and shot in place in a shotgun cartridge.
      3. A small mass of soft material, often folded or rolled, used for padding, stuffing, or packing.
      1. A short, thick piece, as of meat or wood
      2. A thick mass or piece:
      3. (Computing) A discrete segment of a file, stream, etc. (especially one that represents audiovisual media); a block.
      1. (Informal) A large piece; a chunk:
      2. (Slang) A physically attractive man, usually with a well-developed physique.
      3. A sexually attractive man, esp. one who is large and well-built
      1. One of a set of small wooden or plastic pieces, such as a cube, bar, or cylinder, used as a building toy.
      2. (Med.) An interruption of normal function in a part of the body
      3. A mold or form on which an item is shaped or displayed:
      1. A quantity required for or produced as the result of one operation:
      2. A group of programs, instructions, etc. for processing by a computer in a single run
      3. A number of things or persons taken as a group; lot; set
      1. One of two or more vehicles, such as a bus or train, given the same route and schedule, often used to carry extra passengers.
      2. A portion of railroad track maintained by a single crew.
      3. (Music) A group of instruments or voices in the same class considered as a division of a band, orchestra, or choir:
      1. The part of a man's money or property contributed by his bride; dowry
      2. A woman's dowry:
      3. A section or quantity within a larger thing; a part of a whole.
      1. A portion or part that has been separated from a whole:
      2. An object that is one member of a group or class:
      3. A thing considered as a unit or an element of a larger thing, quantity, or class; a portion:
      1. A distinct mass or portion of matter, especially a large one:
      2. The body of a human, especially when large or muscular.
      3. The main mass or body of something; largest part or portion
      1. A small cube or oblong piece
      2. A solid mass of no special shape, esp. one small enough to be taken up in the hand; hunk
      3. An irregularly shaped mass or piece.
    See also:

    hunk

  2. A considerable quantity

      1. An ancient Celtic stringed instrument that was bowed or plucked.
      2. A group of people attending a public function; an audience:
      3. A large number of things positioned or considered together.
      1. A set of the issues of a periodical over a fixed period of time, usually a year
      2. A collection of written or printed sheets bound together; a book.
      3. Amount; quantity:
      1. (Informal) A great number or amount
      2. A pile, mass, or mound of things jumbled together
      3. A group of things placed or thrown, one on top of the other:
  3. The greater portion

      1. The number of such votes that the leading candidate, etc. obtains over the next highest candidate, etc.
      2. The number by which the vote of the winning choice in such a contest exceeds that of the closest opponent.
      3. Majority
      1. The political party, group, or faction having the most power by virtue of its larger representation or electoral strength.
      2. The number by which the votes cast for the candidate, bill, etc. receiving more than half of the votes, exceed the remaining votes (Ex.: if candidate A gets 100 votes, candidate B, 50, and candidate C, 30, A has a majority of 20)
      3. The amount by which the greater number of votes cast, as in an election, exceeds the total number of remaining votes.
    See also:

    bulk

  4. Size

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