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coalescing of small particles that are suspended in solution; these larger masses are then (usually) precipitated agglutinating activity , agglutination
prolific South American aquatic weed having grasslike leaves and short spikes of white flowers; clogs waterways with dense floating masses alligator grass , alligator weed , Alternanthera philoxeroides
unit of mass for expressing masses of atoms or molecules atomic mass unit
ductile malleable reddish-brown corrosion-resistant diamagnetic metallic element; occurs in various minerals but is the only metal that occurs abundantly in large masses; used as an electrical and thermal conductor atomic number 29 , copper , Cu
slide of large masses of snow and ice and mud down a mountain avalanche
any of several masses of subcortical grey matter at the base of each cerebral hemisphere that seem to be involved in the regulation of voluntary movement basal ganglion
very prickly woody vine of the eastern United States growing in tangled masses having tough round stems with shiny leathery leaves and small greenish flowers followed by clusters of inedible shiny black berries briar , brier , bullbrier , catbrier , greenbrier , horse-brier , horse brier , Smilax rotundifolia
disease of wheat characterized by replacement of the grains with greasy masses of smelly smut spores bunt , stinking smut
fungus that destroys kernels of wheat by replacing them with greasy masses of smelly spores bunt , Tilletia caries
either of the two large fleshy masses of muscular tissue that form the human rump buttock , cheek
masses, the canaille , common people , hoi polloi , mob , plebs
small Dominican tree bearing masses of large crimson flowers before the fine pinnate foliage emerges carib wood , Sabinea carinalis
chapel endowed for singing Masses for the soul of the donor chantry
endowment for the singing of Masses chantry
chapel for masses and prayers for benefactor chantry
fungus that infects various cereal plants forming compact black masses of branching filaments that replace many grains of the plant; source of medicinally important alkaloids and of lysergic acid Claviceps purpurea , ergot
marine colonial polyp characterized by a calcareous skeleton; masses in a variety of shapes often forming reefs coral
smut fungus causing a smut disease of grains in which the spore masses are covered or held together by the grain membranes covered smut
(meteorology) rapid inward circulation of air masses about a low-pressure center; circling counterclockwise in the northern hemisphere and clockwise in the southern cyclone
masses, concerning demotic
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