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Meaning of MASSIVE

Pronunciation:  'masiv

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  consisting of great mass; containing a great quantity of matter; "Earth is the most massive of the terrestrial planets"
  2. [adj]  imposing in size or bulk or solidity; "massive oak doors"; "Moore's massive sculptures"; "the monolithic proportions of Stalinist architecture"; "a monumental scale"
  3. [adj]  imposing in scale or scope or degree or power; "massive retaliatory power"; "a massive increase in oil prices"; "massive changes"
  4. [adj]  being the same substance throughout; "massive silver"

MASSIVE is a 7 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: big, heavy, large, monolithic, monumental, solid



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Mass"ive\, a. [F. massif.]
1. Forming, or consisting of, a large mass; compacted;
   weighty; heavy; massy. ``Massive armor.'' --Dr. H. More.

2. (Min.) In mass; not necessarily without a crystalline
   structure, but having no regular form; as, a mineral
   occurs massive.

{Massive rock} (Geol.), a compact crystalline rock not
   distinctly schistone, as granite; also, with some authors,
   an eruptive rock.

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