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Meaning of gross

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: before any deductions; "gross income" [ant: {net},
      2: lacking fine distinctions or detail; "the gross details of
         the structure appear reasonable"
      3: repellently fat; "a bald porcine old man" [syn: {gross},
      4: visible to the naked eye (especially of rocks and anatomical
         features) [syn: {megascopic}, {gross}]
      5: without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative)
         intensifiers; "an arrant fool"; "a complete coward"; "a
         consummate fool"; "a double-dyed villain"; "gross
         negligence"; "a perfect idiot"; "pure folly"; "what a sodding
         mess"; "stark staring mad"; "a thoroughgoing villain"; "utter
         nonsense"; "the unadulterated truth" [syn: {arrant(a)},
         {complete(a)}, {consummate(a)}, {double-dyed(a)},
         {everlasting(a)}, {gross(a)}, {perfect(a)}, {pure(a)},
         {sodding(a)}, {stark(a)}, {staring(a)}, {thoroughgoing(a)},
         {utter(a)}, {unadulterated}]
      6: conspicuously and tastelessly indecent; "coarse language"; "a
         crude joke"; "crude behavior"; "an earthy sense of humor"; "a
         revoltingly gross expletive"; "a vulgar gesture"; "full of
         language so vulgar it should have been edited" [syn: {crude},
         {earthy}, {gross}, {vulgar}]
      7: conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible; "a
         crying shame"; "an egregious lie"; "flagrant violation of
         human rights"; "a glaring error"; "gross ineptitude"; "gross
         injustice"; "rank treachery" [syn: {crying(a)}, {egregious},
         {flagrant}, {glaring}, {gross}, {rank}]
      n 1: twelve dozen [syn: {gross}, {144}]
      2: the entire amount of income before any deductions are made
         [syn: {gross}, {revenue}, {receipts}]
      v 1: earn before taxes, expenses, etc.

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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