2nd October 2019

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What does the Mass in Christmas mean?

"Christmas" means by definition "death of Christ". The word Christmas comes from "Cristes Maesse", an early English phrase that means "Mass of Christ."

In respect to this, what is the mass in Christianity?

Mass (in Christianity) Mass, religious service of the Roman Catholic Church, which has as its central act the performance of the sacrament of the Eucharist. It is based on the ancient Latin liturgy of the city of Rome, now used in most, but not all, Roman Catholic churches.

What does the word mass mean in math?

A measure of how much matter is in an object. This gold bar is quite small but has a mass of 1 kilogram (about 2.2 pounds), so it contains a lot of matter. Mass is commonly measured by how much something weighs. But weight can change for different locations (such as on the moon) while the mass stays the same.
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