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reach a critical massWhen one works, reworks, tries every trick in the book, one can attain the verge of an explosion.Rate it:

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mass destructionKilling of large numbers of people.Rate it:

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consume mass quantitiesTo eat or drink abundant amounts of food or beverage.Rate it:

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consume mass quantitiesTo use large amounts of any resource.Rate it:

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mass destructionUsed other than as an idiom: see mass, destruction.Rate it:

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break rankTo march or charge out of the designated order in a military unit.Rate it:

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in silicoalluding to the mass use of silicon for semiconductor computer chips, is an expression used to mean "performed on computer or via computer simulation."Rate it:

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spark spreadThe difference between the cost of the fuel required to produce a unit of electricity, and the price of that same unit of electricity.Rate it:

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break ranksTo march or charge out of the designated order in a military unit.Rate it:

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X factorThe proportionality constant which converts CO emission line brightness to molecular hydrogen mass.Rate it:

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esprit de corpsA shared spirit of comradeship, enthusiasm, and devotion to a cause among the members of a group, for example of a military unit.Rate it:

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only the tip of the icebergTip of the iceberg speaks to the relative size of an Atlantic iceberg as the exposed tip above the seas' surface is only one eighth of the actual vertical size of the entire mass. Seven eighths of the ice is below the sea level.Rate it:

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big upTo increase one's muscle mass through exercise.Rate it:

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second stringIn sports, a unit of players that plays behind the first string.Rate it:

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split offTo break away from a group or mass.Rate it:

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nest togetherTo fit together snugly; to be part of a compact unit.Rate it:

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against the worldTogether; as a group, unit, or couple.Rate it:

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assembly linemass production systemRate it:

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bulk upTo train the body with a high-calorie diet and intense weightlifting in order to increase the overall mass of the body, especially the muscles.Rate it:

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call off the dogsDuring a one-sided sports contest, to remove the first-string unit of a team from the game after dominating the opponent.Rate it:

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companyA military unit, typically consisting of two or three platoons.Rate it:

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companyA unit of firefighters and their equipment.Rate it:

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en blocIn the mass, in the lump.Rate it:

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esprit de corpsA shared spirit of comradeship, enthusiasm, and devotion to a cause among the members of a group, for example of a military unit.Rate it:

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final solutionThe planned and attempted mass murder of the European Jews by the Nazis; the Holocaust.Rate it:

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get offTo disembark from mass transportation, such as a bus or train.Rate it:

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half-pintA unit of volume used for liquids equal to half of a pint.Rate it:

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hulk outTo gain significant muscle mass from exercise.Rate it:

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ICUIntensive care unit.Rate it:

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on the clockRemunerated per unit of time.Rate it:

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pack onTo add so as to increase mass or bulk.Rate it:

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pink slimeAn undesirable pink-colored microbial mass occurring in the slurry used in making paper. [from 1951]Rate it:

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point manIn combat, the soldier who takes point; the soldier who assumes the first and most exposed position in a combat military formation; the lead soldier/unit advancing through hostile or unsecured territory.Rate it:

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see the forest for the treesTo discern an overall pattern from a mass of detail; to see the bigger picture, or the broader, more general situation. Generally used in the negative.Rate it:

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shower of shitA mass of something.Rate it:

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sprung rhythmIn poetry, a sprung rhythm is a heavily accented verse rhythm with an irregular number of unstressed syllables in each unit of metre.Rate it:

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square roda unit of area used for measuring small quantities of land. Equal in size to a square with sides 1 rod in length. Equal to 30¼ square yards or 1/160 acre. Sometimes known, simply, as a rod.Rate it:

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stuffA melted mass of turpentine, tallow, etc., with which the masts, sides, and bottom of a ship are smeared for lubrication.Rate it:

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third stringA unit of players that plays behind the first and second strings; a junior varsity team.Rate it:

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work outTo habitually exercise rigorously, especially by lifting weights, in order to increase strength or muscle mass or maintain fitness.Rate it:

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