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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 gross receipts
 總收入,毛收入

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·ceipt n.
 1. The act of receiving; reception. “At the receipt of your letter.”
 2. Reception, as an act of hospitality. [Obs.]
    Thy kind receipt of me.   --Chapman.
 3. Capability of receiving; capacity. [Obs.]
    It has become a place of great receipt.   --Evelyn.
 4. Place of receiving. [Obs.]
    He saw a man, named Matthew, sitting at the receipt of custom.   --Matt. ix. 9.
 5. Hence, a recess; a retired place. [Obs.] “In a retired receipt together lay.”
 6. A formulary according to the directions of which things are to be taken or combined; a recipe; as, a receipt for making sponge cake.
    She had a receipt to make white hair black.   --Sir T. Browne.
 7. A writing acknowledging the taking or receiving of goods delivered; an acknowledgment of money paid.
 8. That which is received; that which comes in, in distinction from what is expended, paid out, sent away, and the like; -- usually in the plural; as, the receipts amounted to a thousand dollars.
 Gross receipts. See under Gross, a.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gross a. [Compar. Grosser superl. Grossest.]
 1. Great; large; bulky; fat; of huge size; excessively large. “A gross fat man.”
    A gross body of horse under the Duke.   --Milton.
 2. Coarse; rough; not fine or delicate.
 3. Not easily aroused or excited; not sensitive in perception or feeling; dull; witless.
    Tell her of things that no gross ear can hear.   --Milton.
 4. Expressing, or originating in, animal or sensual appetites; hence, coarse, vulgar, low, obscene, or impure.
    The terms which are delicate in one age become gross in the next.   --Macaulay.
 6. Thick; dense; not attenuated; as, a gross medium.
 7. Great; palpable; serious; vagrant; shameful; as, a gross mistake; gross injustice; gross negligence.
 8. Whole; entire; total; without deduction; as, the gross sum, or gross amount, the gross weight; -- opposed to net.
 Gross adventure Law the loan of money upon bottomry, i. e., on a mortgage of a ship.
 Gross average Law, that kind of average which falls upon the gross or entire amount of ship, cargo, and freight; -- commonly called general average. --Bouvier. --Burrill.
 Gross receipts, the total of the receipts, before they are diminished by any deduction, as for expenses; -- distinguished from net profits. --Abbott.
 Gross weight the total weight of merchandise or goods, without deduction for tare, tret, or waste; -- distinguished from neat weight,  or net weight.