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- The Eucharist, now especially in Roman Catholicism.
- Celebration of the Eucharist.
- The sacrament of the Eucharist.
- A musical setting of parts of the mass.
- To celebrate mass.
- 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.
- Sir I. Newton — If it were not for these principles, the bodies of the earth, planets, comets, sun, and all things in them, would grow cold and freeze, and become inactive masses
- Savile — A deep mass of continual sea is slower stirred to rage
- A large quantity; a sum.
- Sir W. Raleigh — All the mass of gold that comes into Spain.
- Sir J. Davies — He had spent a huge mass of treasure.
- Bulk; magnitude; body; size.
- Shakespeare, Hamlet, IV,iv — This army of such mass and charge
- The principal part; the main body.
- Jowett (Thucyd.) — Night closed upon the pursuit, and aided the mass of the fugitives in their escape
- 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.
- A medicinal substance made into a cohesive, homogeneous lump, of consistency suitable for making pills; as, blue mass.
- A palpable or visible abnormal globular structure; a tumor.
- Excess body weight, especially in the form of muscle hypertrophy.
- To form or collect into a mass; to form into a collective body; to bring together into masses; to assemble.
- Coleridge — But mass them together and they are terrible indeed.