The total amount before anything is deducted.
Whole; entire; total; without deduction; as, the gross sum, or gross amount, the gross weight; -- opposed to net.
with reference to oil and gas reserves or production, the total amount of recoverable reserves or physical production before taking account of any State or Contractor entitlements
To earn as a total income or profit before deductions.
Coarse; rough; not fine or delicate.
Expressing, or originating in, animal or sensual appetites; hence, coarse, vulgar, low, obscene, or impure.
Great; palpable; serious; vagrant; shameful; as, a gross mistake; gross injustice; gross negligence.
conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible; "a crying shame"; "an egregious lie"; "flagrant violation of human rights"; "a glaring error"; "gross ineptitude"; "gross injustice"; "rank treachery"
The number of twelve dozen; twelve times twelve; as, a gross of bottles; ten gross of pens.
A unit of measure to show the number of matches or boxes produced in 19th Century U.S. factories. Stands for 144 (12 dozen) items or pieces. Shipping boxes were usually made to hold 144 boxes or one gross of smaller match boxes.
The collective name for twelve twelve-man units in the Yeoman Army or Militia. It is referred to specifically as a grossmarch in the infantry, a grossbrace in archery units, and a grosslance in cavalry units. The twelve elected Yeomen (the leaders of each twelve-man unit) in the gross in turn elect a Serjeant to lead them.
A unit of measure for packaged products; 144 items or 12 dozen.