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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.
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Replete with the grossest and most off-the-wall humor on TV, ``South Park'' is a major question mark as a movie, particularly since creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone bombed big time in ``BASEketball,'' their big-screen debut.
But over a period of five years you breached that trust in the grossest way.
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I don't know if a dead person's privacy can be abused, but if so, this is the grossest intrusion ever and all in the name of the law.