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gross

 [grōs]
coarse or large; visible to the naked eye.

Gross

(grōs),
Ludwik, 20th-century U.S. oncologist. See: Gross virus, Gross leukemia virus.

gross

(grōs),
Coarse or large; large enough to be visible to the naked eye; macroscopic.
[L. grossus, thick]

gross

(grōs)
1. coarse or large.
2. visible to the naked eye without the use of magnification.

gross

Etymology: OFr, gros, large
1 macroscopic, as in gross pathology; the study of tissue changes without magnification by a microscope.
2 large or obese. Compare microscopic.

gross

(grōs)
Coarse or large; large enough to be visible to the naked eye.
[L. grossus, thick]

gross

coarse or large; visible to the naked eye.

gross energy
total energy of a feed as measured by direct calorimetry.
gross income
total income before costs have been deducted.
gross margin
total returns from an enterprise minus the variable costs incurred by the enterprise.
References in classic literature ?
I have been thrilled to think that I owed a mental perception to the commonly gross sense of taste, that I have been inspired through the palate, that some berries which I had eaten on a hillside had fed my genius.
Gross deals with the extreme anxieties about slander in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
Gross continued his studies until 1921, and then took a job at Essen's Der Knappen, a workers' newspaper.
Agents should request, and underwriters should use, the annual gross receipts rate on any risk where the estimated annual premium reaches or exceeds $1,000.
Targeting gross polluters sounds like a simple and sensible idea.
The desire to understand this pollution's effects on lake animals steered Gross toward the largemouth bass.
The company has nine gross producing wells in its Barnett Shale play located in Jack and Wise Counties in the Ft.
There is one other exception to the gross proceeds limitation.
In conjunction with Barbara Gross, Robert Bowman and Jonathan Glick represented the tenant, Specialty Flooring Systems.