Origin of massive
Related formsmas·sive·ly, adverbmas·sive·ness, mas·siv·i·ty, noun
Definition for massive (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for massive
But the F-35 has been plagued with massive delays and cost overruns—mostly due to design defects and software issues.New U.S. Stealth Jet Can’t Fire Its Gun Until 2019|Dave Majumdar|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This “Sixth Migration” of massive human migration to Texas is the larger story of the book, and it is a significant story.
It is very popular in Southeast Asia and has had massive growth.The Presumed Crash of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Is Nothing Like MH370|Lennox Samuels|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“I am being proven right about massive vaccinations” he tweeted in September.
What you see is a massive, well-intentioned, legal junk pile.
I was no longer beneath the surface of the earth but was somewhere in the massive concrete structure of the City of Berlin.City of Endless Night|Milo Hastings
For his whole theory of cavalry tactics is based on the realisation that massive formations are now hopelessly out of date.Sir John French|Cecil Chisholm
Strong hands rolled the massive stone in place that barred the narrow opening.Joel: A Boy of Galilee|Annie Fellows Johnston
In the midst shone the single pure flame of a massive silver lamp, rifled from the tomb of a saint.The Mercy of Allah|Hilaire Belloc
He, too, saw among the bushes the long dark body, the massive pointed head and the glittering eyes.The Border Watch|Joseph A. Altsheler
British Dictionary definitions for massive
- (of igneous rocks) having no stratification, cleavage, etc; homogeneous
- (of sedimentary rocks) arranged in thick poorly defined strata