Massing


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Massing

The overall composition of the exterior of the major volumes of a building, especially when a structure has major and minor elements.
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They're massing up at the cook-house," was his report.
From the Feast of the Epiphany there was mustering and massing, until, in the first week of February--three days after the White Company joined the army--the word was given for a general advance through the defile of Roncesvalles.
And as Lemann did, Massing blends narrative with analysis, relating every development in his story to the larger question of how to solve the problem.
1, 151), and by exposing this early manuscript, Massing expands our resources for understanding why the emblem became so influential throughout Europe.