MASS


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MASSMassachusetts (old style)
MASSIEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad Hoc and Sensor Systems
MASSMassachusetts Anti-Slavery Society (est. 1835)
MASSMobile Adhoc and Sensor Systems
MASSMessage Authentication Signature Service
MASSMulti Ammunition Softkill System (naval self-defence system; Rheinmetall; Germany)
MASSMassachusetts Association of School Superintendents
MASSModular Aerial Spray System (US Air Force)
MASSMarine Air Support Squadron
MASSMove All Seattle Sustainably (est. 2018)
MASSMagic Angle Sample Spinning
MASSMathematics Advanced Study Semesters
MASSMultiline Accuracy Support System (USPS)
MASSMobile Adhoc and Sensor Systems (IEEE conference)
MASSMesoscale Atmospheric Simulation System
MASSMichigan Agricultural Statistics Service
MASSMississippi Association of School Superintendents
MASSMulti-Agent Security and Survivability (IEEE Symposium)
MASSMichigan Aging Services System
MASSMass Area Superior Sampling Technology (NEC)
MASSMathématiques et Sciences Sociales (French: Mathematics and Social Sciences)
MASSModular Aerial Spray System
MASSMissile Applications Software Support
MASSMedio Ambiente, Salud y Seguridad (Spanish: Environment, Health and Safety)
MASSModular Aircraft Support System
MASSMobility Analysis Support System
MASSMilitary Airborne Surveillance System
MASSMichigan Association of Staffing Services
MASSMontana Association of School Superintendents (Helena, MT)
MASSMaintenance Automation System Software (FAA)
MASSModular Aquatic Simulation System
MASSMICAP Asset Sourcing System
MASSMaterial Accountability and Safeguards System (Los Alamos)
MASSModern Army Supply System
MASSMaritime Air Surface Surveillance
MASSMaritime Air Sea Surveillance
MASSMaritime Air Surveillance Support
MASSMicro Actuators, Sensors & Systems (Group)
MASSMilitary Airlift Survivability Study
MASSMOBCON Automated Support System
MASSMunicipality of Anchorage Standard Specification
MASSModern, Artistic, Structural, Sustainable (construction)
MASSModular Adaptive Signal Sorter
MASSModular Acoustics Simulation System
MASSMinimum Aircraft Systems Performance Specifications
MASSMedium Acquisition Sun Sensor
MASSMAGIC Automated Data Processing Support System
MASSMulti-Array Simulator/Stimulator
References in classic literature ?
Seeing where the head of the monster was, the two men ventured a little further forward, and saw that the hidden mass at the base of the shaft was composed of vast coils of the great serpent's body, forming a base from which the upright mass rose.
In their turn, again, these rings of cosmical matter, excited by a rotary motion about the central mass, would have been broken up and decomposed into secondary nebulosities, that is to say, into planets.
The mass of masonry which served as foundation to the odious edifice was hollow.
"But," objected Cambon, "if the people all went to mass every morning, sir, and to confession every week, how would the fields be cultivated?
He bent his head, and a third granite mass sank between his shoulders.
In the midst of this inextricable mass of plants and sea weed, I noticed some charming pink halcyons and actiniae, with their long tentacles trailing after them, and medusae, green, red, and blue.
Now thousands of feet and bayonets moved and halted at the officers' command, turned with banners flying, formed up at intervals, and wheeled round other similar masses of infantry in different uniforms; now was heard the rhythmic beat of hoofs and the jingling of showy cavalry in blue, red, and green braided uniforms, with smartly dressed bandsmen in front mounted on black, roan, or gray horses; then again, spreading out with the brazen clatter of the polished shining cannon that quivered on the gun carriages and with the smell of linstocks, came the artillery which crawled between the infantry and cavalry and took up its appointed position.
"The requiem mass is not at all gay," Erik's voice resumed, "whereas the wedding mass--you can take my word for it--is magnificent!
Insensibly this mass of almost annihilated beings became so compact, so deaf, so torpid, so happy perhaps, that Marechal Victor, who had been their heroic defender by holding twenty thousand Russians under Wittgenstein at bay, was forced to open a passage by main force through this forest of men in order to cross the Beresina with five thousand gallant fellows whom he was taking to the emperor.
The glacier's surface is not smooth and level, but has deep swales and swelling elevations, and sometimes has the look of a tossing sea whose turbulent billows were frozen hard in the instant of their most violent motion; the glacier's surface is not a flawless mass, but is a river with cracks or crevices, some narrow, some gaping wide.
It was found necessary to clear the entire pier from the mass of onlookers, or else the fatalities of the night would have increased manifold.
I suspect it is owing to a cause which would not at first be imagined, namely, that the whole mass, from the summit to the water's edge, is generally in full view.