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

 gross /ˈgros/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 gross /ˈgros/ 形容詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology

 總 毛利

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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gross, n.
 1. The main body; the chief part, bulk, or mass. “The gross of the enemy.”
    For the gross of the people, they are considered as a mere herd of cattle.   --Burke.
 2. sing. & pl. The number of twelve dozen; twelve times twelve; as, a gross of bottles; ten gross of pens.
 Advowson in gross Law, an advowson belonging to a person, and not to a manor.
 A great gross, twelve gross; one hundred and forty-four dozen.
 By the gross, by the quantity; at wholesale.
 Common in gross. Law See under Common, n.
 In the gross, In gross, in the bulk, or the undivided whole; all parts taken together.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: before any deductions; "gross income" [ant: net]
      2: visible to the naked eye (especially of rocks and anatomical
         features) [syn: megascopic]
      3: of general aspects or broad distinctions; "the gross details
         of the structure appear reasonable"
      4: repellently fat; "a bald porcine old man" [syn: porcine]
      5: conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible; "a
         crying shame"; "an egregious lie"; "flagrant violation of
         human rights"; "a glaring error"; "gross ineptitude";
         "gross injustice"; "rank treachery" [syn: crying(a), egregious,
          flagrant, glaring, rank]
      6: without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative)
         intensifiers; "an arrant fool"; "a complete coward"; "a
         consummate fool"; "a double-dyed villain"; "gross
         negligence"; "a perfect idiot"; "pure folly"; "what a
         sodding mess"; "stark staring mad"; "a thoroughgoing
         villain"; "utter nonsense" [syn: arrant(a), complete(a),
          consummate(a), double-dyed(a), everlasting(a), gross(a),
          perfect(a), pure(a), sodding(a), stark(a), staring(a),
          thoroughgoing(a), utter(a)]
      7: conspicuously and tastelessly indecent; "coarse language";
         "a crude joke"; "crude behavior"; "an earthy sense of
         humor"; "a revoltingly gross expletive"; "a vulgar
         gesture"; "full of language so vulgar it should have been
         edited" [syn: coarse, crude, earthy, vulgar]
      n 1: twelve dozen [syn: 144]
      2: the entire amount of income before any deductions are made
         [syn: revenue, receipts]
      v : earn before taxes, expenses, etc.