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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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Projections of gross energy and total protein in diets that are based on estimated metabolizabilities of males and nonreproductive females predicted that males could subsist on the lowest quality of diet during summer.
Prediction of ether extract and gross energy concentrations: The OM contents in the copra byproducts were able to well predict the EE concentrations (P < 0.
The diet with dephytinised DRB had lower dry matter digestibility than the diet with DRB+Phy, but similar gross energy and crude protein digestibility.
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Analytical methods: Samples of fodders, refusals and fecal samples were analyzed for dry matter (DM), crude protein (CP), neutral detergent fibre (NDF), acid detergent fibre, and gross energy (GE).
Based on the data of feed intake, excretion of feces and urine, and analysis of dry matter (DM) and gross energy (GE) of feces and urine, the digestible energy (DE) and metabolizable energy (ME), was determined using the following equations by Matterson et al.
Gross energy (GE) values were determined with an adiabatic bomb calorimeter (IKA C2000, Janke and Kunkel, Staufen, Germany).
Proximate body composition of control and treated fish showed a highly significant difference with respect to moisture, crude protein, fat, ash and gross energy, while it remain non-significant with respect to carbohydrates and nitrogen free extract.
To explore the physio-ecologic characters of shrimp in different nutritional conditions, the responses of growth, FE, energy budget, body biochemical composition, and body gross energy content to feeding levels of Chinese shrimp, Fenneropenaeus chinensis with different body weight, were studied in this experiment.