mass unit


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n mass unit a unit of measurement for mass
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In literature:

At last their united efforts prevailed in dispersing this mass who had attacked them with such fury.
"Thrilling Narratives of Mutiny, Murder and Piracy" by Anonymous
After a long pause, the heavy mass fell on the hard ground, and showed skill united with strength.
"The Metamorphoses of Ovid" by Publius Ovidius Naso
Efficiency of the mass is the resultant of that of each individual under a direction which coordinates effectively all units.
"Principles of Mining" by Herbert C. Hoover
The particles unite in masses, and more easily resist the wind.
"Travels in Peru, on the Coast, in the Sierra, Across the Cordilleras and the Andes, into the Primeval Forests" by J. J. von Tschudi
I was but a unit in a mighty mass.
"The Sequel" by George A. Taylor
James H. Nason, of Franklin, Mass., was granted a United States patent in 1865 on a percolator with fluid joints.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
On the 3rd of August the brig confronted immoveable and united ice-masses.
"A Winter Amid the Ice" by Jules Verne
Weapons of mass destruction pose a direct and serious threat to the United States and the entire international community.
"National Strategy for Combating Terrorism" by United States
But we know, with a knowledge which is burnt into us, how very many of the units live who compose these masses.
"Lotus Buds" by Amy Carmichael
Consequently, impressions can be but slowly propagated from unit to unit throughout the whole mass.
"Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I" by Herbert Spencer

In news:

Masse and Crossley give an update to the United States field at the LLWS.
A seven o'clock evening Nuptial Mass on Friday, May 18, 2012, united Britte Elizabeth Meche and Adam Bradford Ware in marriage.
ASHBURTON, United Kingdom and WALTHAM, Mass.
The executive at the Southeastern chain said there is not enough room in the stores to group poinsettias together in one area of the store, although there is a mass display of poinsettias at the front of most units.
Ashley Nicole Duhon and Nathan Paul Rath were united during a 6:30 pm nuptial mass on September 10, 2010.
Civic Forum, which began as a mass movement united by its opposition to Communism, is increasingly divided as it faces the day-to-day task of rebuilding democracy in Czechoslovakia.
IN June 1973, lightning struck the steeple of the United Methodist Church in the small coastal town of Ipswich, Mass.
They tour the United States spreading their music to the masses.
Ashley Cavner, 21, and Jessica Lee, 19, were the first gay couple to marry just after midnight at a mass wedding at Vancouver's First Congregational United Church of Christ.
Is mass migration from Mexico to the United States a thing of the past.
Fight To Overturn Citizens United Comes To Mass.
Could terrorists attack the United States with weapons of mass destruction.
A relay race held in-store at two units of Big Y Foods, Springfield, Mass.
Questioning both the United States' and the United Nation's resolve to rid Iraq of weapons of mass destruction, UN weapons inspector Scott Ritter resigned from his post after seven years of service.
The United Nations war-crimes court for Rwanda has convicted a Roman Catholic priest of genocide and sentenced him to 15 years for his role in the 1994 mass killings in the central African country.

In science:

In Figure 6a,b,c we show the emission per unit mass for a variety of radiation fields with an assumed mean silicate density of 3 g·cm−3 .
Cosmic Dust in the 21st Century
The extinction per unit mass is presented over the full wavelength in Fig.
Cosmic Dust in the 21st Century
Operatively, one needs to estimate the fraction of stars with masses M > 8 M⊙ , progenitors of type-II SN, formed per unit time.
High-Redshift Galaxies: The Far-Infrared and Sub-Millimeter View
SN per unit mass of stars being formed, at a given z .
The cosmic rate of supernovae and the range of stars ending as Type Ia SNe
Lequeux (1984) indicates that the star formation rate per unit total mass in the SMC is greater than the solar neighborhood, yielding R = 1.6.
Radio Pulsars in the Magellanic Clouds