Translation of "mass" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /mæs/ us /mæs/

a lot of something together, with no clear shape

Her hair was a mass of blond curls.
masses (of) informal

a large amount or number of something

un montón (de), montones (de)
There were masses of people at the fair.
There was masses of food.

a religious ceremony in some Christian Churches

to go to Mass
adjective uk /mæs/ us /mæs/

affecting a lot of people

a mass murderer

(Translation of “mass” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /mӕs/

a large lump or quantity, gathered together

montón, masa
A mass of people were waiting outside the concert hall
The new car park has been described as an ugly mass of concrete.

a large quantity

I’ve masses of work / things to do.

the bulk, principal part or main body

The mass of people are in favour of peace.

(physics) (a) measure of the quantity of matter in an object

The mass of the rock is 500 kilos.
mass-produced adjective

(of goods) all exactly the same and produced in great numbers or quantity

producido en masa, producido en serie
mass-produced plastic toys.
mass-produce verb

fabricar en serie
mass-production noun

producción en masa, producción en serie
the mass media noun plural

those channels of communication (TV, radio, newspapers etc) that reach large numbers of people

los medios de comunicación de masas
The mass media seeks to manipulate public opinion.

(Translation of “mass” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)