mass

mass
I
1. mæs noun
1) (a large lump or quantity, gathered together: a mass of concrete/people.) montón, masa
2) (a large quantity: I've masses of work / things to do.) montón
3) (the bulk, principal part or main body: The mass of people are in favour of peace.) mayoría
4) ((a) measure of the quantity of matter in an object: The mass of the rock is 500 kilos.) masa

2. verb
(to bring or come together in large numbers or quantities: The troops massed for an attack.) reunirse, congregarse

3. adjective
(of large quantities or numbers: mass murder; a mass meeting.) masivo, multitudinario, de masas
- mass-produce
- mass-production
- the mass media

II mæs noun
1) ((a) celebration, especially in the Roman Catholic church, of Christ's last meal (Last Supper) with his disciples: What time do you go to Mass?) misa
2) (a setting to music of some of the words used in this service.) misa
mass1 adj
1. masivo / multitudinario / de masas
a mass demonstration una manifestación multitudinaria
2. masivo
mass destruction destrucción masiva
mass2 n
1. misa
the priest celebrates mass el cura celebra misa
2. masa / montón
a mass of books and papers un montón de libros y papeles
El plural de mass se escribe masses
mass
tr[mæs]
noun
1 SMALLRELIGION/SMALL misa
\
SMALLIDIOMATIC EXPRESSION/SMALL
to hear mass oír misa
to say mass decir misa
high mass misa mayor
low mass misa rezada
requiem mass misa de difuntos
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mass
tr[mæs]
noun
1 (large quantity) montón nombre masculino, masa; (of people) masa, multitud nombre femenino, muchedumbre nombre femenino
a mass of rubble un montón de escombros
the garden is a mass of colour el jardín está lleno de colores
2 (majority) mayoría
3 (large solid lump) masa
4 SMALLPHYSICS/SMALL (amount of matter) masa
intransitive verb
1 (crowd) congregarse, reunirse en gran número; (troops) concentrarse; (clouds) amontonarse
transitive verb
1 reunir
adjective
1 masivo,-a, multitudinario,-a, de masas
there was a mass meeting se celebró un mitin multitudinario
mass unemployment desempleo masivo
plural noun masses
1 familiar (lots) cantidad nombre femenino, montones nombre masculino plural, mogollón nombre masculino
plural noun the masses
1 SMALLPOLITICS/SMALL las masas nombre femenino plural
\
SMALLIDIOMATIC EXPRESSION/SMALL
mass grave fosa común
mass hysteria histeria colectiva
mass media medios nombre masculino plural de comunicación (de masas)
mass murderer asesino,-a múltiple
mass production fabricación nombre femenino en serie
Mass ['mæs] n
: misa f
mass
n.
(§ pl.: masses) = cáfila s.f.
gran cantidad s.f.
macizo s.m.
masa s.f.
misa s.f.
mole s.m.
n.
conjunto s.m.
v.
espesar v.
reunir v.
= Massachusetts

I
[mæs]
N (Rel) misa f

to go to mass — ir a misa, oír misa

to hear mass — oír misa

to say mass — decir misa


II [mæs]
1. N
1) (=concentration) masa f

the garden was a mass of colour — el jardín era una masa de color

she had a mass of auburn hair — tenía una mata de pelo castaño rojizo

he's a mass of bruises — está cubierto de cardenales

the (great) mass of the population — la (gran) masa de la población

in the mass — en conjunto

air 4., critical 2.
2) masses * (=great quantity) montones * mpl , cantidad * fsing

there's masses of work for her to do — hay montones * or cantidad * de trabajo para ella

masses of people crowded inside — una masa de gente entró en tropel

3)

the masses — (=ordinary people) las masas

4) (Phys) masa f
2.
VT concentrar
3.
VI [people, crowds, troops] concentrarse; [clouds] agruparse
4.
CPD [movement, action] de masas; [protest, unemployment, support] masivo; [suicide] colectivo; [tourism] en masa

mass destruction N — destrucción f masiva

mass exodus N — éxodo m masivo or en masa

mass grave N — fosa f común

mass hysteria N — histeria f colectiva

mass killing N — matanza f , masacre f

mass market N — mercado m popular

mass marketing N — comercialización f en masa

mass media NPL — medios mpl de comunicación (de masas)

mass meeting N — concentración f de masas

mass movement N — movimiento m de masas

mass murder N — matanza f , masacre f

mass murderer N — autor(a) m / f de una matanza or masacre

mass noun N — sustantivo m or nombre m no contable

mass number N — número m de masa

mass production N — fabricación f en serie

mass transit N(US) transporte m público

* * *
= Massachusetts

English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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