Difference between mass and pound
- formed of separate units gathered into a mass or whole
- a body of matter without definite shape
- (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
- the property of something that is great in magnitude
- the common people generally
- an ill-structured collection of similar things (objects or people)
- join together into a mass or collect or form a mass
Rows of brick garden apartments all backed onto a massive common garden: a shared backyard for children to play, dogs to gambol, and families to eat picnics together.
Instead of asking the fortunate few, why doesn't Ted asked the gifted masses of state employees to do a little giveback?
Mass culture is supposedly a leveler and globalizer - by definition, we all share mass cultural references.
- move rhythmically
- hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument
- move heavily or clumsily
- place or shut up in a pound
- partition off into compartments
- the basic unit of money in the Sudan; equal to 100 piasters
- a symbol for a unit of currency (especially for the pound sterling in Great Britain)
- the basic unit of money in Cyprus; equal to 100 cents
- the basic unit of money in Syria; equal to 100 piasters
- the basic unit of money in Egypt; equal to 100 piasters
Assuming that 15 pound breaking strain line is used, an angler using monofilament might have to use a six or eight ounce sinker and use a 20 lb class rod to carry that sinker weight.
It is just as well that this doubly weighty volume, which offers a lot of poems for the pound, tends to reward the effort it demands.
So I cringe when a local newsperson shoves a microphone in the face of some young 95-pound twink (Straight Translation: a twink is a skinny homosexual with a lot of moxie).