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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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Now, the very grossness of this flattery put Bella upon proving that she actually did please in spite of herself.
When we got a standing ovation in Northern Ireland, it wasn't because my Bearbarella show was brilliant--it's full of poppers and dildos and about a bear drag queen saving the universe--but it was because of what it stood for, which was, we're going to do whatever the fuck we want and we're going to be proud of this stupidity, grossness, and sexuality.
260 of TFEU provides for a penalty to the State which has not complied with a judgment of the Court, by which the infringement was detected, and the Commission shows that these penalties should be dissuasive and it shows three criteria to be taken into account when determining them (the grossness of the obligation of the Member State plus the invasion of the Court's judgment, the duration of the infringement and deterrence of future violations), I think a fourth criterion should be taken into consideration, the financial possibilities of the state concerned.
But neither of these can excuse the utter grossness of her home, which by all accounts was a stunning 18th century house with wonderful furniture and adornments in its 20 rooms.
Andy's utter grossness and selfish nature is a tiny bit improved through his growing relationship with swotty fusspot Errol.
Qur'an, 4:29) Grossness of murder can be understood from this verse: "Because of this, we decreed for the Children of Israel that anyone who murders any person who had not committed murder or horrendous crimes, it shall be as if he murdered all the people.
But it does explain why I was misinformed about the grossness of Britain's ketchup -- or catsup, which was the originally preferred American spelling -- before my travels there in 2010.
It just speaks to me of stupidity and grossness and .
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There's also some grossness, which is par for the course these days: a slobbery Great Dane does a poo in Cam's pristine apartment, and the faithless husband/boyfriend (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) is brought low by a combination of hair remover, estrogen-spiked drinks and, quite graphically, laxatives.
It strikes me, however, as hardly surprising that a man born in the middle of the country in 1904 turned his nose up at what surely was--with the grossness of the Clinton/Lewinsky entanglement, the O.
In a fabulous plot with interest enhanced by such devices as yucky worms, farts, morphing, and general grossness of a high index, "Alien Dude