a strategy of military counterattack that involves the use of nuclear weapons.
The doctrine that the best way to deter aggression is to threaten a potential aggressor with devastation by atomic bombs. (See hawks and doves.)
[mas-iv] /ˈmæs ɪv/ adjective 1. consisting of or forming a large mass; bulky and heavy: massive columns. 2. large and heavy-looking: a massive forehead. 3. large in scale, amount, or degree: a massive breakdown in communications; massive reductions in spending. 4. solid or substantial; great or imposing: massive erudition. 5. Mineralogy. having no outward crystal […]
- Mass leave
noun 1. (in India) leave taken by a large number of employees at the same time, as a form of protest
[mas-lis] /ˈmæs lɪs/ adjective, Physics. 1. pertaining to an elementary particle having zero , as a photon.
noun 1. a hypothetical common man, especially one held to be typical of a mass society, to be characterized by the absence of unique values or distinct personality traits, to lack a sense of personal or social responsibility, and to be readily manipulated by the techniques developed by mass media.