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Definition of "masse" []

  • Billiard stroke that makes the ball move in a curve around another ball (noun)
  • A shot in billiards made by hitting the cue ball with the cue held nearly vertically; the cue ball spins around another ball before hitting the object ball (noun)

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Use "masse" in a sentence
  • "There is a weight called _pahaw_, which is four masse, and 16 _masse_ are one _taile_."
  • "It is just 12 years old, and most of its members were never formally inducted — they were inherited en masse from a smaller, predecessor Hall of Fame at Pinehurst, N.C., dating from 1974."
  • "Human behavior en masse is subject to the same mathematical analyses that govern other non-linear systems."