[muh-soos, -sooz; French ma-sœz] /məˈsus, -ˈsuz; French maˈsœz/
a woman who provides massage as a profession or occupation.
a woman who gives massages, esp as a profession
“woman who works giving massages,” 1876, from French masseuse, fem. agent noun from masser (see massage).
- Mass extinction
mass extinction The extinction of a large number of species within a relatively short period of geological time, thought to be due to factors such as a catastrophic global event or widespread environmental change that occurs too rapidly for most species to adapt. At least five mass extinctions have been identified in the fossil record, […]
- Massey hope
language, functional programming A refinement of Hope+C by Nigel Perry of Massey University, NZ, with improved syntax. Concurrent Massey Hope is derived directly from Massey Hope. (1999-08-04)
noun, Psychology. 1. a condition affecting a group of persons, characterized by excitement or anxiety, irrational behavior or beliefs, or inexplicable symptoms of illness. mass hysteria n.
[mas-i-kot] /ˈmæs ɪˌkɒt/ noun 1. monoxide of lead, PbO, in the form of a yellow powder, used as a pigment and drier. /ˈmæsɪˌkɒt/ noun 1. a yellow earthy secondary mineral consisting of lead oxide. Formula: PbO