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Dough made of dried corn that has been soaked in limewater then rinsed and ground, used especially in tortillas and tamales.

[American Spanish, from Spanish, dough, from Old Spanish, from Latin massa, mass, dough; see mass.]


(Cookery) Mexican cookery a type of dough made from maize and used to make tamales, tortillas, etc.
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Noun1.Masa - an independent group of closely related Chadic languages spoken in the area between the Biu-Mandara and East Chadic languages
Chadic, Chadic language, Chad - a family of Afroasiatic tonal languages (mostly two tones) spoken in the regions west and south of Lake Chad in north central Africa
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The program leverages Israel's strong history as context for a learning-centered experience, enabling young Jewish adults to explore their passion for education while making a real difference in narrowing Israel's educational achievement gap in underserved communities," said Liran Avisar, Chief Executive Officer of Masa Israel Journey.
This year, Envision Works Marketing, MASA Assist's marketing firm, rolled out the new MASA Assist Branding Standards Guide (MABSG).
MaSa has been selected to take over O&M of the Yanbu facilities on the basis of its strong performance in the Jubail Industrial City.
Previous work on masa production seemed to suggest that techniques of production varied among different peoples and places [2].
In the first semi-final played on Tuesday night at the Zabeel Park Cricket grounds, Dubai, Al Masa, batting first, scored 158 for the loss of eight wickets and later bundled out IKAT Bros for 101 in the last over to keep their chances of retaining the title.
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Masa Group managing director Mohamed al-Mistarehi said that the company has a track record in maintenance of facilities such as airports, shopping malls, hospitals, buildings, and shops with its European partners.
On Saturday my dad and I would get up early in the morning and run around the city to all his favorite stops, little hole-in-the-wall stores on the Westside of Kansas City, to pick up masa, pan duke, queso fresco and salsa verde.
BIVA post-dialisis en el dia intermedio de la semana, y en pacientes en DP con abdomen vacio, (Vectorial BIA 101; Akern, Florence, Italy) midiendo resistencia (R) reactancia (Xc), angulo de fase (PA), intercambio sodio-potasio (I Na/K), agua total (TBW), agua extracelular (ECW), agua intracelular (ICW), masa celular, indice de masa celular (masa celular/talla (2)) (BCM), masa grasa (FM), masa libre de grasa (FFM) y masa muscular.
Paul Bonesteel, who wrote and directed a fine 2002 documentary of Masa's life called The Mystery of George Masa, gives some sense of the burdens Masa bore and the often trail-less terrain he traversed during the decade-and-a-half or so he roamed the wilderness.
Fraser Scott, Masa sales and marketing director, added: "Nothing on this scale has ever been done before - a sale of this size offers huge savings.
Al Masa ITD also announced its participation in GITEX KSA 2008, one of the world's premier IT and computer shows that is being held from April 20-24, 2008, to showcase the company's world-leading product lines, highly responsive supply chain service and dedicated in-country customer services.