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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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Already, for example, California has reduced from 30 days to just five days the time it takes to get an appointment for a retest of a gross polluter at special test-only centers.
The proposed regulations provide that the allocation of gross receipts attributable to embedded services or non-qualifying property will be deemed to be reasonable if the allocation reflects the fair market value of the embedded services or property.
Attributable to employer contributions that were not includible in the employee's gross income; or
And since serious scientists, as Gross and Levitt confess, have been unaffected by almost all of the attacks on their disciplines (only the feminists have made any kind of impact, mainly by policing the halls of metaphor), it's unlikely they'll acquire much of a conscience about an iniquity that seems to lie well beyond their doors.
This measure is called 'real gross domestic income' in the System
The firm produced $12 million in gross sales last year and projects gross sales of $21 million in 2007.
All other damages received are included in gross income in full, including the amounts that may have been paid directly to the attorneys.
Wingnut was to be paid a fixed compensation and receive a share of the first-dollar-gross receipts of The Lord of the Rings trilogy, in addition to other contingent compensation for revenues derived from other media, such as DVD sales and merchandise gross receipts received from promotional partners.
Gross, AIA, one of three partners at GF55 Partners LLP.
This has caused some states to explore new tax systems, such as subjecting flowthrough entities to corporate franchise taxes or establishing a gross receipts tax.