Definition of "massed" []

  • A large coherent body of matter without a definite shape (noun)
  • A collection of the component parts of something (noun)
  • A large amount or number, such as a great body of people (noun)
  • The main part or majority (noun)
  • The size of a body; bulk (noun)
  • A physical quantity expressing the amount of matter in a body. It is a measure of a body's resistance to changes in velocity (inertial mass) and also of the force experienced in a gravitational field (gravitational mass): according to the theory of relativity, inertial and gravitational masses are equal (noun)
  • (in painting, drawing, etc) an area of unified colour, shade, or intensity, usually denoting a solid form or plane (noun)
  • A pastelike composition of drugs from which pills are made (noun)
  • An irregular deposit of ore not occurring in veins (noun)
  • Done or occurring on a large scale (modifier)
  • Consisting of a mass or large number, esp of people (modifier)
  • To form (people or things) or (of people or things) to join together into a mass (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of mass. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "massed" in a sentence
  • "It shows well in massed plantings, and is also used as a potted plant in large tubs on patios and balconies."
  • "Use: The canna lily is a mid-height plant for garden beds, and is best in massed display."
  • "The Confederate troops were again massed along the whole Federal line, but by five o'clock they were driven back at all points, and the engagement terminated, leaving the field in the hands of the Federals."