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Great; culpable; general; absolute. A thing in gross exists in its own right, and not as an appendage to another thing. Before or without diminution or deduction. Whole; entire; total; as in the gross sum, amount, weight—as opposed to net. Not adjusted or reduced by deductions or subtractions.

Out of all measure; beyond allowance; flagrant; shameful; as a gross dereliction of duty, a gross injustice, gross carelessness or Negligence. Such conduct as is not to be excused.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

GROSS. Absolute; entire, not depending on another. Vide Common.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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He has produced gross receipts of roughly $3 billion in the 31 films in which he's starred--his average gross per film is about $97 million and average opening gross is more than $20 million.
* Claims where only the net proceeds of the litigation are reportable as gross income.
Since there are allegations that gross receipts were underreported in the theatrical and other channels of distribution.
A taxpayer is subject to the CAT if its Ohio taxable gross receipts exceed $150,000 (assuming it has bright-fine nexus with the state).
Finally, the final regulations permit a taxpayer to exclude gross receipts from the disposition of land for purposes of the de minimis construction rule.
Under Gross's leadership in the 1980s and 1990s, TAPPI's meetings and exhibits department was recognized by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) and the Council of Engineering and Scientific Society Executives (CESSE) as one of the nation's leading meetings and exhibits operations.
In 1998, Due South had wrapped and nature poured Paul Gross a vacuum.
Survivors include his wife, Jo Ann Gross of Ellis Grove; two children, Jack (Kimberly) Gross of Chester and Tracy Tubbs (Alan Kueker) of Prairie du Rocher; three brothers, Robert Gross of Houston, Texas, Kurtis (Vicki) Gross of Sparta and Dale (Dorothy) Gross of Waterloo, Illinois; four grandchildren, Jessica Gross, Kierra Gross, Jasmine Tubbs and Ayden Gross; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
10 Equals: Command-basis gross national product (1,3) 109.436
Ladies; Anna James Gill (Royal Palm - 3rd gross); Zeb un Nisa (2nd gross); Parkha Ijaz (Defence Raya) 1st gross;