Definitions of mass

  1. To collect into a mass or body.
  2. To collect into a lump or body.
  3. To form into a mass.
  4. To form or collect into a mass; to form into a collective body; to bring together into masses; to assemble.
  5. To form into a mass: to assemble in masses.
  6. To celebrate Mass.
  7. To form into a mass; to form into a collective body; to assemble.
  8. the property of something that is great in magnitude; " it is cheaper to buy it in bulk"; " he received a mass of correspondence"; " the volume of exports"
  9. the celebration of the Eucharist ( in the Roman Catholic Church and some Protestant Churches)
  10. the property of a body that causes it to have weight in a gravitational field
  11. a sequence of prayers constituting the Christian eucharistic rite; " the priest said Mass"
  12. a musical setting for a Mass; " they played a Mass composed by Beethoven"
  13. an ill- structured collection of similar things ( objects or people)
  14. a body of matter without definite shape; " a huge ice mass"
  15. ( Roman Catholic Church and Protestant Churches) the celebration of the Eucharist
  16. join together into a mass or collect or form a mass; " Crowds were massing outside the palace"
  17. The sacrifice in the sacrament of the Eucharist, or the consecration and oblation of the host.
  18. The portions of the Mass usually set to music, considered as a musical composition; -- namely, the Kyrie, the Gloria, the Credo, the Sanctus, and the Agnus Dei, besides sometimes an Offertory and the Benedictus.
  19. 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.
  20. A medicinal substance made into a cohesive, homogeneous lump, of consistency suitable for making pills; as, blue mass.
  21. A large quantity; a sum.
  22. Bulk; magnitude; body; size.
  23. The principal part; the main body.
  24. The quantity of matter which a body contains, irrespective of its bulk or volume.
  25. The portions of the usually set to music, considered as a musical composition; - namely, the Kyrie, the Gloria, the Credo, the Sanctus, and the Agnus Dei, besides sometimes an Offertory and the Benedictus.
  26. The celebration of the Holy Communion in the Roman Catholic Church; a musical setting for certain parts of such a celebration: mass, the measure of the quantity of mattre in a body; a large quantity; lump; body of things collectively.
  27. A lump of matter: a quantity: a collected body: the gross body: magnitude: the principal part or main body: quantity of matter in any body.
  28. The celebration of the Lord's Supper in R. Cath. churches.
  29. A lump; bulk; quantity of matter; assemblage; the Lord's Supper in the Catholic Church.
  30. An assemblage; principal part; quantity of matter in a body.
  31. The celebration of the eucharist in the Roman Catholic Church.
  32. A lump: a body of matter concreted, collected, or formed into a heap; a collective body; a heap; magnitude; an assemblage; the body or main body; quantity of matter.
  33. In the Roman Catholic Church, the consecration and oblation of the host in the Eucharist. High mass, that which is publicly performed on high occasions or festivals with music. Low mass, that which is merely read. Massbook, the missal, or Rom. Cath. Service- book.
  34. A body or lump; a large quantity; a heap; the quantity of matter in any body.
  35. The celebration of the Eucharist in the R. Cath. Ch.; the sacrifice of the mass, or the celebration of the Lord's Supper in the R. Cath. Ch.; high mass, that which is sung or chanted, low mass being only read.
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