AskDefine | Define massive

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

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English

Etymology

massif.

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Adjective

  1. Of or pertaining to a large mass; weighty, heavy or bulky.
  2. Much larger than normal:
  3. Of great significance or import; overwhelming:
    • The enlightenment comprises massive shifts in many areas of Western thought.

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Extensive Definition

Massive is an adjective related to mass. The term Massive could also refer to:
  • Massive (software), a computer program used to create the huge battle scenes in the Lord of the Rings movie trilogy
  • A type of rave
  • Massive Development, a German computer game developer, now defunct.
  • Massive Entertainment, a Swedish computer game developer.
  • Massive Attack, a British trip-hop band.
  • Massive Incorporated, a wholly owned subsidiary of Microsoft that implements dynamic advertising in video games
  • A Massive is also a colloquial term for a group of youths from a particular town or area.
  • A Massive is a colloquial and familiar term for a conglomerate of posses.
massif, is a section of a planet's crust that is demarcated by faults or flexures.
massive in French: Massif
massive in Dutch: Massive

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