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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Gross \Gross\, a. [Compar. Grosser; superl. Grossest.] [F. gros, L. grossus, perh. fr. L. crassus thick, dense, fat, E. crass, cf. Skr. grathita tied together, wound up, hardened. Cf. Engross, Grocer, Grogram.] 1. Great; large; bulky; fat; of huge size; excessively large. "A gross fat man." --Shak. [1913 Webster] A gross body of horse under the Duke. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Coarse; rough; not fine or delicate. [1913 Webster] 3. Not easily aroused or excited; not sensitive in perception or feeling; dull; witless. [1913 Webster] Tell her of things that no gross ear can hear. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 4. Expressing, or originating in, animal or sensual appetites; hence, coarse, vulgar, low, obscene, or impure. [1913 Webster] The terms which are delicate in one age become gross in the next. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 5. Hence: Disgusting; repulsive; highly offensive; as, a gross remark. [PJC] 6. Thick; dense; not attenuated; as, a gross medium. [1913 Webster] 7. Great; palpable; serious; vagrant; shameful; as, a gross mistake; gross injustice; gross negligence. [1913 Webster] 8. Whole; entire; total; without deduction; as, the gross sum, or gross amount, the gross weight; -- opposed to net. [1913 Webster] Gross adventure (Law) the loan of money upon bottomry, i. e., on a mortgage of a ship. Gross average (Law), that kind of average which falls upon the gross or entire amount of ship, cargo, and freight; -- commonly called general average. --Bouvier. --Burrill. Gross receipts, the total of the receipts, before they are diminished by any deduction, as for expenses; -- distinguished from net profits. --Abbott. Gross weight the total weight of merchandise or goods, without deduction for tare, tret, or waste; -- distinguished from neat weight, or net weight. [1913 Webster]