There are 4 translations of mass in Spanish:

mass1

Pronunciation: /mæs/

n

  • 1 (bulk, body) masa (f) her hair was a mass of curls tenía la cabeza cubierta de rizos the cherry tree was a mass of pink el cerezo era una nube de flores rosa a mass of contradictions un cúmulo de contradicciones in the mass en masa, en conjunto
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    • At the opposite end of what passed for the main street of the village, a group of the attackers had gathered, a mass of dark shapes and forms.
    • The townspeople moved as quickly as they could to get back to their homes, and the main street was just a mass of dark forms running and fleeing.
    • The sky was a dome of darkness over their heads, the stars blotted out by a mass of thick, dark clouds.
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    • Sue now provides this, making use of a mass of hitherto unused material.
    • The editor has a mass of material from which the text is now extracted.
    • It is not only encyclopaedias, dictionaries, and libraries that create the illusion of a semblance of order from a mass of chaotic and random materials.
  • 2
    (masses pl)
    2.1 (great quantity) (BrE) [colloquial/familiar] she has masses of confidence tiene muchísima confianza en sí misma we received masses of complaints recibimos cantidades or [familiar/colloquial] montones de quejas 2.2the masses las masas
  • 3 u [Phys] masa (f) (before n) mass number número (m) de masa
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    • Every object with mass exerts a gravitational force.
    • An object with mass creates a gravitational field around itself.
    • The problem is that gravitons carry mass and energy, which are the source of the gravitational field in the first place.
  • 4 c also
    (Mass)
    [Mus] [Relig] misa (f) to go to mass ir* a misa to say/hear mass decir*/oír* misa a sung/Latin/nuptial mass una misa cantada/en latín/de esponsales
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    • Ideal Christmas gifts will be on sale next weekend at all Masses in the Church of the Immaculate Conception.
    • The Masses and other ceremonies in the Church of the Most Holy Rosary this Christmas had full congregations.
    • Preparations for First Holy Communion began at all Masses in the parish church last Sunday week.

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Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.

There are 4 translations of mass in Spanish:

mass2

vi

  • [crowd/troops/clouds] concentrarse
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    • In many areas mine warfare is replacing massed armies facing each other across vast plains.
    • In both cases, you have a mobile army massing and maneuvering against static defensive positions.
    • During this performance the assembled pipers and drummers will play together in one massed pipe band.

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m
offside …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.

There are 4 translations of mass in Spanish:

mass3

adj

  • (before n) [culture/market/communications] de masas; [hysteria/hypnosis/suicide] colectivo; [demonstration/protest/exodus] masivo, en masa; [unemployment] generalizado, masivo a newspaper with a mass circulation un periódico de circulación masiva a mass escape una huida en masa mass grave fosa (f) común a mass meeting una reunión de todo el personal ( or el estudiantado etc) mass murder matanza (f) mass murderer autor, -tora (m,f) de una matanza mass transit (AmE) transporte (m) público
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    • Here conventionality is a contributing factor to the novel's success; these are universal themes with mass appeal.
    • Nearly forty people were in hospital today and a further 50 are believed to be affected by a mass outbreak of food poisoning.
    • Uncertain as to where to go or what to do, they eventually become part of the mass exodus of refugees fleeing for their very lives.

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m
offside …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.

There are 4 translations of mass in Spanish:

Mass

  • Massachusetts

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Word of the day orsay
m
offside …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.