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Word: gross

Definition: total; fragrant; clearly wrong; (of people's behavior) coarse; corpulent; Ex. gross insolence/behavior; V: earn as a total amount; N: 12 dozens


Sentences Containing 'gross'

(1911–1971) supported Supt. Gross by threatening to cancel the licenses of striking teachers.
(GPP is sometimes confused with Gross Primary "productivity", which is the rate at which photosynthesis or chemosynthesis occurs.)
1985 Howard Gross is promoted to president from vice president.
A distinction is drawn between Gross Output and Net output.
A loan is not gross income to the borrower.
A sixth part of the gross produce is the rent, too, of several very fertile lead mines in Scotland.
Among those arrested were prominent campus radicals such as Carl Kronberg and Jerry Gross.
And, Gross was an invaluable pinch hitter as well.
Both in 1986 and in 1989, Gross was called to the pitcher's mound during blowouts.
By 1936, the Stork was doing well enough to have a million dollar gross for the first time.
From 1951 through 1963 he taught gross anatomy at the University of Michigan Medical School.
Gross again tried to extend his baseball career.
Gross announced that he would enforce the law by invoking Condon-Wadlin if necessary.
Gross attended USC and graduated from the University of Miami where he competed as a swimmer.
Gross Broadcast 331 Seahawks' games as the Voice of the Seahawks, with his trademark call.
Gross died of cancer in 1992, three days after his entry into the Seahawks Ring of Honor.
Gross finished the season going 9-for-39 for a .231 average.
Gross income for the company was $21,889,000 in 1928.
Gross is honored annually by the AGA with the Greg Gross Open (GGO) golf tournament held at the Anetsberger Golf Club in Northbrook, IL.
Gross population figures are available online.
Hast thou dared to harbour such gross and shameless thoughts in thy muddled imagination?
He married Miriam Gross and became a member of kibbutz Alonim.
His real wealth is in proportion, not to his gross, but to his neat rent.
In 1983, Gross and the Seahawks came within one game of the Super Bowl.
In 2002, Gross became the Phillies' hitting instructor.
In fact, in Gross' entire career of 3,745 at-bats, Gross struck out just 250 times.
In the year which ended on the 5th of July 1775, the gross produce of this branch of the excise amounted to
Interest paid to the lender is included in the lender’s gross income.
It became the third Filipino film of 2012 to gross over 100 million.
It had a massive 2nd weekend decrease by 74%, and had a finishing gross of A$570,131.
It is the opposite of the gross profit ratio (commonly known as the "gross profit margin").
It played in 50 theaters and had a domestic gross of $671,382.
It was here that Thomas Eakins' great portrait of Dr. Samuel David Gross (The Gross Clinic) was first publicly exhibited.
It went on to have a final US gross of $15,007,991.
Nothing is so characteristic of bad modelling as``gross roundnesses.''
Often the poor man is not so cold and hungry as he is dirty and ragged and gross.
On November 2, 1989, Gross filed for free agency.
Repayment of the loan is not gross income to the lender.
Tak and the Guardians of Gross is a video game released for Wii and PlayStation 2.
The amount paid to satisfy the loan obligation is not deductible (from own gross income) by the borrower.
The gross floor area is 48,302 square metres.
The gross produce of the customs, in the year which ended on the 5th of January 1755, amounted to
The jury was unable to arrive at a verdict on Jerry Gross and the government decided to drop his case.
The lender may not deduct (from own gross income) the amount of the loan.
The move ended Gross' major-league career.
The Seahawks inducted Gross into the Seahawks Ring of Honor in 1992.
The tax upon silver continued for a long time to be a fifth of the gross produce.
Their real wealth, too, is in proportion, not to their gross, but to their neat revenue.
They both received the same compensation, but Gross believed his reassignment was a demotion.
What is called gross profit, comprehends frequently not only this surplus, but what is retained for compensating such extraordinary losses.
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