There are 2 main translations of mass in Spanish

: mass1Mass2

mass1

masa, n.

Pronunciation /mas//mæs/

noun

  • 1

    (bulk, body)
    masa feminine
    a mass of contradictions un cúmulo de contradicciones
    • The point is that they are few and far between, and effectively swamped by the vast mass of deceptive material.
    • If not already scared away by the price, most undergraduates will be confused and overwhelmed by the mass of material and the lack of background information.
    • The storm spun a mass of dark clouds across the sky.
    • The bats, in what looked like a solid mass of bodies, were releasing their toe-hold and dropping into flight.
    • Facing these two challenges head on, he has done a first rate job of sifting through a huge mass of material and making sense of it.
    • As soon as I was able to see again, I noticed the silver car making its way up the driveway, trailing a mass of dust behind it.
    • At the opposite end of what passed for the main street of the village, a group of the attackers had gathered, a mass of dark shapes and forms.
    • It was some sort of creature made from what can only be described as pure darkness, its body a mass of swirling shadow.
    • Suddenly a figure formed and it was like a floating mass, air shaped like a body.
    • He looked forward, and saw a mass of dark shadows moving in the same direction he was, only slower, and the shadows were all armed.
    • Critical investigation has brought to light a voluminous mass of material on Elizabethan and Jacobean drama.
    • Words blurred together into a mass of sound, as Izzy looked at the woman beside her, slumped over pain and tiredness being etched into her very being.
    • He did so with an ability, clarity and, given the mass of material, brevity for which we both thank and commend him.
    • These are presented for the first time in this volume, and while the mass of material is unwieldy, it is also fascinating.
    • Sue now provides this, making use of a mass of hitherto unused material.
    • My object, dear friend, in making this small selection from a great mass of material, has been twofold.
    • Saffron saw a mass of shapes growing near in the fore viewport.
    • Venus is covered in a mass of clouds which are thought to be a couple of miles thick and made up of sulphuric acid.
    • I do not propose even to summarise let alone to attempt to analyse this vast mass of material.
    • Our facility for this mass of material is our own search engine instantly available, and you can print whatever you wish to retain.
    • It is not only encyclopaedias, dictionaries, and libraries that create the illusion of a semblance of order from a mass of chaotic and random materials.
    • The townspeople moved as quickly as they could to get back to their homes, and the main street was just a mass of dark forms running and fleeing.
    • Everything was swirling together into a mass of blackness, shot through with bolts of red, green and gold.
    • The sky was a dome of darkness over their heads, the stars blotted out by a mass of thick, dark clouds.
    • An astounding mass of material is already available on computer screens.
    • When I have the time to look into this mass of material properly, I'll feature it here in summary.
    • Doing the best I can from the mass of material and figures now accumulated I must now arrive at figures for each of the insurance years.
    • The fresh mass of the clipped material was then recorded.
    • The editor has a mass of material from which the text is now extracted.
    • I agree that the reason is expressed very briefly, when compared with the mass of material which the respondents placed before him.
    • She looked ridiculous with a mass of dark red hair jutting out in awkward directions.
    • A mass of striking silhouettes in shades of reds, yellows and whites can give the effect of a living, growing sculpture.
    • But behind that impressive mass of material lay a plan that was deeply flawed.
    • First, he feared that the mass of material which had accumulated during the patient's lifetime would be so great that the treatment might go on indefinitely.
    • On those occasions when they did so, they saw what seemed to be a barbarous mass of material lacking all grammatical order.
  • 2masses plural

    • 2.1British informal (great quantity)

      she has masses of confidence tiene muchísima confianza en sí misma
      • we received masses of complaints recibimos cantidades de quejas

    • 2.2

      the masses las masas

  • 3

    Physics
    masa feminine
    • Every object with mass exerts a gravitational force.
    • An object with mass creates a gravitational field around itself.
    • In fact, the inertial mass of any object exactly equals the gravitational mass of the object.
    • The problem is that gravitons carry mass and energy, which are the source of the gravitational field in the first place.
    • Passive gravitational mass is a measure of the strength of an object's interaction with the gravitational field.
  • 4also Mass

    Religion Music
    misa feminine
    to go to mass ir a misa
    • to say/hear mass decir/oír misa
    • a sung/Latin/nuptial mass una misa cantada/en latín/de esponsales
    • All Christmas Services and Masses were well attended again this year at all three churches in the parish.
    • He celebrated his first Mass in the church where he was baptised and confirmed.
    • On last weekend they sold Christmas decorations and wreaths outside the church after Masses.
    • Is it any wonder that we now have to lock up churches after morning Masses, even in the quiet rural countryside.
    • In the Cluster there are 10 churches, 19 Masses celebrated at weekends and only seven priests.
    • Ideal Christmas gifts will be on sale next weekend at all Masses in the Church of the Immaculate Conception.
    • The daily Mass during the Christmas period in the parish Church will be at 11 am.
    • As Summer time commenced recently all evening Masses in the Church of Saint Michael and Saint Mary will be held at 8 p.m. for the duration of Summer time.
    • The blessing will take as usual after the Sunday morning Masses in both Churches.
    • His picture cannot be displayed publicly in any church or oratory and Masses cannot be offered in his honour.
    • The Masses and other ceremonies in the Church of the Most Holy Rosary this Christmas had full congregations.
    • At her request, there were no flowers at her funeral Mass.
    • There were very large congregations at all the Masses in the Church of the Holy Family over the Christmas season.
    • Preparations for First Holy Communion began at all Masses in the parish church last Sunday week.
    • The debate over the reform of the rite of the Mass following the Second Vatican Council goes on and on.

There are 2 main translations of mass in Spanish

: mass1Mass2

Mass2

  • 1

    Massachusetts


intransitive verb

  • 1

    (crowd/clouds/troops) concentrarse
    • Today the city is illuminated softly from behind grey clouds wafted inland from the Irish Sea and massing menacingly to the north.
    • In many areas mine warfare is replacing massed armies facing each other across vast plains.
    • They gained experience in massing men and equipment in decisive sectors.
    • Scuba diving in the afternoon, we noticed the cloud massing like a thunderous frown over the island and the water began to churn around us.
    • In these buildings stores were massed, porters collected and equipment unpacked and tested.
    • White bass heavy with eggs are massing in the currents of the Pineywoods rivers and tributaries.
    • He could already hear people massing on the other side; he knew he didn't have much time to come up with a plan.
    • Dark clouds had massed overhead, intermittent flashes of lightning jumping between them.
    • It had been almost two years since he had first joined the Rebel troops massing to overthrow the monarchy.
    • The countries have massed about one million troops at their frontier.
    • During this performance the assembled pipers and drummers will play together in one massed pipe band.
    • We were running short of time, and ominous clouds were massing in the sky, but we couldn't resist stepping inside the old church.
    • In both cases, you have a mobile army massing and maneuvering against static defensive positions.
    • Faces massed at windows and parapets all around the courtyard as the small convoy drew to a halt.
    • I've never had groupies massing outside my house before.
    • They announce they're massing troops, seemingly unaware that this just makes for one rich target as opposed to many.
    • A thousand kilometers to the west, their armies were massing at the frontier.
    • By the time we reached Basingstoke, we were already massed together for our own safety.
    • Still, hordes of rivals are massing at the gate.
    • Troops were massed outside the safe haven to retake the zone on his signal.

transitive verb

  • 1

    concentrar

adjective

  • 1

    (culture/communications/market) de masas
    (hypnosis/hysteria/suicide) colectivo
    (exodus/demonstration/protest) masivo
    (protest/demonstration/exodus) en masa
    (unemployment) generalizado
    (unemployment) masivo
    a newspaper with a mass circulation un periódico de circulación masiva
    • a mass escape una huida en masa
    • a mass meeting una reunión de todo el personal (or el estudiantado etc.)
    • Coalition officials investigated 70 and confirm 40 as mass graves.
    • I suspect it's true to a huge and growing degree in the mass market as well.
    • What I found is that there is youth radio, and there is entertaining radio, also known as commercial, corporate, or mass appeal radio.
    • What is certain is that mass media left unique war records for the present age to interpret.
    • Carnivores, species at the top of the food chain, are in danger of a mass extinction that would affect all species within their ecosystems.
    • Uncertain as to where to go or what to do, they eventually become part of the mass exodus of refugees fleeing for their very lives.
    • Here conventionality is a contributing factor to the novel's success; these are universal themes with mass appeal.
    • In 1998 and again this year mass coral bleaching affected more than 50% of the Great Barrier Reef.
    • There will be no mass exodus or mass influx in the near future.
    • Moreover, if the government is subsidizing something that consumers do not really want, one would think that the subsidy would lack mass appeal.
    • Problems arise, however, when mass violence is involved.
    • When was the last time photography attracted quite so much thoughtful coverage in the mass media?
    • She termed this century as the ‘age of design,’ and said she hopes image consulting will gain mass appeal in the future.
    • The real story is quite different from the one presented so far in the mass media.
    • You need a careful balance between trying to get more money in and ensuring the sport has mass appeal.
    • Other units carried out mass killings on a similar, if not greater, scale.
    • Nearly forty people were in hospital today and a further 50 are believed to be affected by a mass outbreak of food poisoning.
    • Those involved in the mass murder on Tuesday must be held accountable for their actions.
    • Seeing only the degradation of their culture reflected in the mass media has a profound impact on Native youth.
    • Road builders and motorist groups want more asphalt, environmentalists want more mass transit.