Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as massage.
  • noun The act denoted by the verb mass.
  • noun The act denoted by the verb mass.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of mass.
  • noun A bringing together into a mass.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The massing is composed of volumes stepping down from north to south in terraces.

    ChiaroScuro House by Studio Ectypos

  • His use of massing is beautiful; his walls ARE the art.

    Vanguard Way House by Morrison Seifert Murphy

  • Both in massing and exterior colors, the house consciously relates to the predominant neighborhood context of brick and stone residences.

    The Seigle House by Lohan Anderson

  • Lee was probably occupied in massing his troops, while the Federals were fairly mud-bound.

    Foreign and Colonial News

  • The building "massing" - size and shape - is the same, they confirmed, "because we believe it's viable."

    West Seattle Blog...

  • Instead, the projects were presented to the public in the form of what urban designers call massing models, which represent generic building volumes and lack specific architectural details.

    Makeshift Metropolis

  • Instead, the projects were presented to the public in the form of what urban designers call massing models, which represent generic building volumes and lack specific architectural details.

    Makeshift Metropolis

  • Instead, the projects were presented to the public in the form of what urban designers call massing models, which represent generic building volumes and lack specific architectural details.

    Makeshift Metropolis

  • A big contributor to the dynamism of the massing is the recessed wing on the right-hand side, visually unified with the main portion of the house by the deep eave and modillions (oversized brackets) below it.

    New Orleans Saints Central

  • On a diferent note, correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't the art term for 'shape weilding' - 'massing'?

    Why I Wrote Imaginative Realism

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