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ˈmæs ɪvmas·sive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. massive, monolithic, monumentaladjective

    imposing in size or bulk or solidity

    "massive oak doors"; "Moore's massive sculptures"; "the monolithic proportions of Stalinist architecture"; "a monumental scale"

  2. massiveadjective

    being the same substance throughout

    "massive silver"

  3. massiveadjective

    imposing in scale or scope or degree or power

    "massive retaliatory power"; "a massive increase in oil prices"; "massive changes"

  4. massiveadjective

    consisting of great mass; containing a great quantity of matter

    "Earth is the most massive of the terrestrial planets"

Wiktionary

  1. massiveadjective

    Of or pertaining to a large mass; weighty, heavy, or bulky.

    A massive comet or asteroid appears to have ended the era of the dinosaurs.

  2. massiveadjective

    Much larger than normal.

    Compared to its counterparts from World War II, the Abrams main battle tank is truly massive.

  3. massiveadjective

    Of great significance or import; overwhelming.

    The enlightenment comprises massive shifts in many areas of Western thought.

  4. massiveadjective

    Of particularly exceptional quality or value; awesome.

    Did you see Colbert last night? He was massive!

  5. massiveadjective

    Possessing mass.

    Some bosons are massive while others are massless.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Massiveadjective

    forming, or consisting of, a large mass; compacted; weighty; heavy; massy

    Etymology: [F. massif.]

  2. Massiveadjective

    in mass; not necessarily without a crystalline structure, but having no regular form; as, a mineral occurs massive

    Etymology: [F. massif.]

Freebase

  1. MASSIVE

    MASSIVE is a high-end computer animation and artificial intelligence software package used for generating crowd-related visual effects for film and television.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'massive' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2434

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'massive' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1981

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'massive' in Adjectives Frequency: #310

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of massive in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of massive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of massive in a Sentence

  1. Ignacio Galan:

    Batteries are a good solution for certain areas, but for massive power storage, you need pumped storage.

  2. Peter Salama:

    It is critical to remember that the Ebola Fast FactsThe current outbreak outbreak in northwest Congo River is not the only challenge this country is facing, there is massive population displacement, food insecurity and malnutrition, particularly in the east of the country, and multiple simultaneous outbreaks of cholera, of measles and recently of vaccine-derived poliovirus.

  3. Seiichi Fubasami:

    We have a good chance to win as we have accumulated massive wind data as we already operate a wind farm in the area, and Orsted has expertise in building and parts procurements for wind farms.

  4. Scott Bolton:

    Since its first orbit in 2016, Juno has delivered one revelation after another about the inner workings of this massive gas giant.

  5. Phil Poole:

    ECB QE will not have a significant effect, at least in our view, on the real economy - but it is having a massive effect on financial markets, there is clearly a distortion in the market which is leading investors generally to take more risk or buy less liquid assets in order to generate a return.

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