4 dicționare găsite pentru quantity
Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Quantity \Quan"ti*ty\, n.; pl. Quantities. [F. quantite, L. quantitas, fr. quantus bow great, how much, akin to quam bow, E. how, who. See Who.] [1913 Webster] 1. The attribute of being so much, and not more or less; the property of being measurable, or capable of increase and decrease, multiplication and division; greatness; and more concretely, that which answers the question "How much?"; measure in regard to bulk or amount; determinate or comparative dimensions; measure; amount; bulk; extent; size. Hence, in specific uses: (a) (Logic) The extent or extension of a general conception, that is, the number of species or individuals to which it may be applied; also, its content or comprehension, that is, the number of its constituent qualities, attributes, or relations. (b) (Gram.) The measure of a syllable; that which determines the time in which it is pronounced; as, the long or short quantity of a vowel or syllable. (c) (Mus.) The relative duration of a tone. [1913 Webster] 2. That which can be increased, diminished, or measured; especially (Math.), anything to which mathematical processes are applicable. [1913 Webster] Note: Quantity is discrete when it is applied to separate objects, as in number; continuous, when the parts are connected, either in succession, as in time, motion, etc., or in extension, as by the dimensions of space, viz., length, breadth, and thickness. [1913 Webster] 3. A determinate or estimated amount; a sum or bulk; a certain portion or part; sometimes, a considerable amount; a large portion, bulk, or sum; as, a medicine taken in quantities, that is, in large quantities. [1913 Webster] The quantity of extensive and curious information which he had picked up during many months of desultory, but not unprofitable, study. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] Quantity of estate (Law), its time of continuance, or degree of interest, as in fee, for life, or for years. --Wharton (Law Dict. ) Quantity of matter, in a body, its mass, as determined by its weight, or by its momentum under a given velocity. Quantity of motion (Mech.), in a body, the relative amount of its motion, as measured by its momentum, varying as the product of mass and velocity. Known quantities (Math.), quantities whose values are given. Unknown quantities (Math.), quantities whose values are sought. [1913 Webster]Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :
quantity n 1: how much there is of something that you can quantify [syn: measure, amount] 2: an adequate or large amount; "he had a quantity of ammunition" 3: something that has a magnitude and can be represented in mathematical expressions by a constant or a variableDin dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
300 Moby Thesaurus words for "quantity": Alexandrine, a mass of, a world of, abundance, accent, accentuation, accommodation, account, acres, affluence, aggregate, amount, amphibrach, amphimacer, ample sufficiency, ampleness, amplitude, anacrusis, anapest, antispast, armful, army, arsis, avalanche, bacchius, bagful, bags, barometer, barrelful, barrels, basketful, batch, beat, bevy, binful, block, bonanza, bottleful, bountifulness, bountiousness, bowlful, box score, budget, bulk, bumper crop, bunch, burden, bushel, cadence, caesura, canon, capacity, capful, caseful, cast, catalexis, check, chloriamb, chloriambus, chunk, clod, cloud, clump, clutch, clutter, colon, content, copiousness, cordage, count, counterpoint, countlessness, covey, cretic, criterion, dactyl, dactylic hexameter, deal, degree, diaeresis, difference, dimeter, dipody, dochmiac, dose, elegiac, elegiac couplet, elegiac pentameter, emphasis, epitrite, extent, extravagance, exuberance, feminine caesura, fertility, flight, flock, flocks, flood, flow, foison, foot, full measure, full vowel, fullness, gauge, generosity, generousness, gob, gobs, graduated scale, great abundance, great plenty, group, gush, hail, handful, heap, heptameter, heptapody, heroic couplet, hexameter, hexapody, hive, host, hunk, iamb, iambic, iambic pentameter, ictus, ionic, jam, jillion, jingle, kettleful, landslide, lapful, large amount, lavishness, legion, liberality, liberalness, lilt, limit, load, loads, loaf, long vowel, lot, lots, lump, luxuriance, many, masculine caesura, mass, masses of, maximum, measure, mess, meter, metrical accent, metrical foot, metrical group, metrical unit, metron, million, mob, model, molossus, mora, more than enough, mountain, mouthful, movement, much, muchness, multitude, myriad, myriads, nest, norm, nugget, number, numbers, numerousness, ocean, oceans, oodles, opulence, opulency, outpouring, overflow, pack, paeon, parameter, parcel, part, pat, pattern, peck, pentameter, pentapody, period, plenitude, plenteousness, plentifulness, plenty, plurality, portion, poundage, prevalence, proceleusmatic, prodigality, product, productiveness, profuseness, profusion, pyrrhic, quantities, quantum, quite a few, ration, reading, readout, reckoning, reduced vowel, repleteness, repletion, rhythm, rich harvest, rich vein, richness, riot, riotousness, room, rout, ruck, rule, scads, scale, score, scores, sea, shoal, short vowel, shower, small amount, space, spate, spondee, sprung rhythm, standard, stowage, stream, stress, substantiality, substantialness, sum, summation, superabundance, superfluity, swarm, swing, syzygy, tale, tally, teemingness, test, tetrameter, tetrapody, tetraseme, the bottom line, the story, the whole story, thesis, thousand, throng, tidy sum, tonnage, tons, total, touchstone, tribrach, trillion, trimeter, tripody, triseme, trochee, type, value, volume, wad, wealth, weight, whole, world, worlds, worlds of, x number, yardstickDin dicționarul Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :
QUANTITY, pleading. That which is susceptible of measure. 2. It is a general rule that, when the declaration alleges an injury to goods and chattels, or any contract relating to them, their quantity should be stated. Gould on Pl. c. 4, Sec. 35. And in actions for the recovery of real estate, the quantity of the land should be specified. Bract. 431, a; 11 Co. 25 b, 55 a; Doct. Pl. 85, 86; 1 East, R. 441; 8 East, R. 357; 13 East, R. 102; Steph. Pl. 314, 315.
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