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Kids Definition of mass. 1 : a large quantity or number A great mass of people pushed through the gate. 4 : the principal part : main body The great mass of voters supported change. 5 masses plural : the body of ordinary or common people She was a hero to the masses.How is mass measured in science?
Scientific Measurement of Mass. Mass is measured using a balance scale, which is often crucial while conducting chemical experiments, while weight is often measured on a spring-type scale. (Think of the scale in the bathroom or in the doctor’s office.) In the metric system, mass is measured by the kilogram (kg), in conventional units 2.2 pounds.