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noun (pl=gross, pl2=grosses)
  1. A unit of amount = twelve dozen = 144 pcs.
  2. The total nominal earnings or amount, before taxes, expenses, exceptions or similar are deducted. That which remains after all deductions is called net.
  3. The bulk, the mass, the masses.
verb (gross, es)
  1. To earn money, not including expenses.
The movie ed three million on the first weekend.
adjective (er, more)
  1. disgusting, Disgusting.
  2. coarse, Coarse, rude, vulgar, obscene, or impure.
1874: Dodsley et al., A Select Collection of Old English Plays
    • :But man to know God is a difficulty, except by a mean he himself inure, which is to know God's creatures that be: at first them that be of the est nature, and then ... them that be more pure.
      1. great, Great, large, palpable, bulky, or fat.
      2. great, Great, serious, flagrant, or shameful
      a gross mistake
      gross injustice
      gross negligence
      1. the whole amount; entire; total before any deductions.
      w:Gross Domestic Product, gross domestic product
      1. dull, Dull.
Etymology: From the gros, from the grossus.


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