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
to hear mass oír misa
to say mass decir misa
high mass misa mayor
low mass misa rezada
requiem mass misa de difuntos
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
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
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
(§ pl.: masses) = cáfila s.f.
gran cantidad s.f.
macizo s.m.
masa s.f.
misa s.f.
mole s.m.
conjunto s.m.
espesar v.
reunir v.
= Massachusetts

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


the masses — (=ordinary people) las masas

4) (Phys) masa f
VT concentrar
VI [people, crowds, troops] concentrarse; [clouds] agruparse
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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