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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.


(Flagrant), adjective absolute, aggravated, big, colossal, considerable, deplorable, dire, dreadful, easily seen, egregious, enormous, evident, extreme, fulsome, gigantic, glaring, grave, great, grievous, heinous, horrible, huge, immense, indelicate, lamentable, large, manifest, massive, monstrous, obvious, odious, outrageous, reprehensible, shameful, shocking, unmitigated, utter
Associated concepts: gross fraud, gross inadequacy, gross missonduct, gross neglect, gross negligence, gross unfairness


(Total), adjective aggregate, all-inclusive, comprehensive, entire, exhaustive, full, inclusive, incredibilis, intact, inviolate, lacking nothing, magnus, nimius, plenary, unabridged, unbroken, uncut, undeducted from, undeleted, undiminished, undivided, unexpurgated, unreduced, unshorn, unshortened, whole, without deductions
Associated concepts: easement in gross, gross earnings, gross estate, gross income, gross profit, gross receipts, gross sales, gross value
See also: aggregate, blatant, brutal, depraved, entirety, excessive, exorbitant, extreme, flagrant, heinous, improper, inelegant, iniquitous, lurid, manifest, nefarious, objectionable, obnoxious, obtrusive, outrageous, repulsive, salacious, scurrilous, stark, total, totality, uncouth, unseemly, whole

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

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65 DM, dry matter; CP, crude protein; NDF, neutral detergent fiber; ADF, acid detergent fiber; EE, ether extract; GE, gross energy.
Nutritional parameters for our seeds of switchgrass, guineagrass, Texas millet, and plains bristlegrass, respectively, were: protein (%) 16, 18, 13, and 13; fat (%) 15, 14, 15, and 15; acid-detergent fiber (%) 28, 35, 28, and 41; and gross energy (kcal/g) 4.
The testing program included an analysis of the relationship between the average gross energy achieved from the combined Val D'Or and McPherson product compared to the clean coal yield obtained.
Today, Bulgaria supplies 70 per cent of its gross energy consumption from imports (Ministry of Economy and Energy, June 2010).
Bulgaria secures 70 percent of its gross energy consumption by imports.
They therefore argued that "while the level of economic activities may influence energy consumption, the level of gross energy consumption has no causal influence on economic activities.
economy has the potential to yield gross energy savings worth more than $1.
Gross energy in food and fecal samples was measured with a Parr 1261 Isoperibol Bomb Calorimeter.
1]) Gross Energy Composiçáo química das dietas experimentais com relaçáo concentrado-volumoso de 50:50 Chemical composition of experimental diets with 50:50 concentrate-roughage Matéria Seca (%) 92,06 92,50 90,00 90,60 Dry matter Proteína Bruta (%) 12,00 12,40 12,70 13,89 Crude Protein FDN (%) (1) 49,57 49,25 49,30 49,05 NDF FDA (%) (1) 22,73 22,89 23,52 23,94 NDA (1) Matéria Mineral (%) 4,75 4,75 4,25 5,25 Mineral matter Extrato Etéreo (%) 2,26 4,90 5,80 10,35 Ether extract Energa Bruta (kcal 4.