gross out

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v gross out lose one's nerve "When he saw the accident, he freaked out"
    • v gross out fill with distaste "This spoilt food disgusts me"
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Quotations

  • Paul Newman
    Paul Newman
    “The embarrassing thing is that the salad dressing is out-grossing my films.”

Usage

In literature:

I made a noble speech gross conduct of Parson, who is kicked out.
"The Willoughby Captains" by Talbot Baines Reed
Perhaps you have finally come to realize that every cent paid for rebinding is taken out of your gross receipts.
"The Booklover and His Books" by Harry Lyman Koopman
The lieutenant committed a gross mistake in marrying the girl; he married out of his class.
"As A Chinaman Saw Us" by Anonymous
He pointed out gross abuses; and Leclerc hastened to remedy them.
"The Hour and the Man" by Harriet Martineau
I say he used me with scant civility, and bowed me out, like the gross boor he is!
"The Reckoning" by Robert W. Chambers
Suddenly a ponderous and gross sound, out of all proportion to the size of its source, smashed the mountain silence into slivers.
"The Mascot of Sweet Briar Gulch" by Henry Wallace Phillips
The gross error that it is not a libel if it be true, has long since, he adds, been exploded out of this court.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 11" by Various
The King is probing Hamlet's mind with gross human probes, to find out if he is mad.
"William Shakespeare" by John Masefield
He was now not only turned out, but in the closet, when he delivered up his seal of office, was treated with gross incivility.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
O man, climb out of the gross materialism of thy fleshly self, for thou canst do it!
"The Romance of the Soul" by Lilian Staveley
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In poetry:

What sparkles in that lucid flood
Is water, by gross mortals eyed:
But seen by Faith, 'tis blood
Out of a dear Friend's side.
"Holy Baptism" by John Keble
little it is gross Henry has to say.
The King heaved. Pluckt out, the ax-end would
he jab in his sole throat.
As if an end. A baby, the guard may
squire him to his apartments. Weeping & blood
wound round his one friend.
"Dream Song 33: An apple arc'd toward Kleitos; whose great King" by John Berryman

In news:

Check out the pictures and see the turkey get gross.
Is Your Coffeemaker Grossing You Out.
Human cork Ed Helms bobs to the surface of the river of raunch that is Cedar Rapids , a gentle, gross-out comedy that tickles laughs from the misadventures of a small-town innocent at large in a midsize, Midwestern burg.
One of the coolest things to come out of the rise of the foodie is people's willingness to try food that would have been considered gross just a decade ago (Think offal.
If cockroaches completely gross you out, then look away.
Everyone noticed, and they were visibly grossed out, though they tried to be polite.
I'm not surprised you're grossed out by his inappropriate comments.
Gross and Department of Ed have their work cut out for them.
College comedies hit their heyday in the 1980s, ushered in by "Animal House" in 1978 and carrying on through countless gross-out, crude movies.
T here's a lot to be grossed out by worms.
The Enclave at Gross Lake and the city of Porterdale will take part in the 28th annual National Night Out crime and drug prevention event on Tuesday, Aug 2.
The van Gogh of the Gross-Out.
Gross shut out Norris in the second half and won 14-7.
When out-of-towners arrive in Detroit, they don't encounter Grosse Pointe, or Birmingham, or any of the other fine suburbs that ring the metropolitan area.
It grosses me out to have to stranger butt crack and muffin top yet I'm subjected to it daily.
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In science:

If renormalizable noncommutative gauge theories are built out of some Dirac analog of the Grosse-Wulkenhaar propagator with harmonic potential, as is envisioned in , they will also break translation invariance.
Why Renormalizable NonCommutative Quantum Field Theories?
The gross features of the Higgs spectrum are the following (omitting the heavy fields ΦU , ΦD and N ′ , which have masses of order F , out of reach of the LHC).
Higgs as a pseudo-Goldstone boson, the mu problem and gauge-mediated supersymmetry breaking
Eq. (3) gives the integrated gross heating rate, H, but it is important to note that the ma jority of the heating occurs very near the gain radius due to the strong dependence of the rest-mass density on radius, ρ ∝ r−3 (as pointed out by and seen in simulations.
The Role of Collective Neutrino Flavor Oscillations in Core-Collapse Supernova Shock Revival
Under the assumption that p does not divide the order of the Weyl group, Gross and Reeder [GrRe10, Prop. 5.6 and Prop. 9.4] carry out a detailed study of the structure of simple wild parameters.
Simple wild L-packets
However, we did not figure out how to exploit this fact before the problem was solved by Gross, Harvey, Martinec, and Rohm (1985).
The Early History of String Theory and Supersymmetry
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