Quantity

Noun

  • An indefinite amount of something.

    "Some soap making oils are best as base oils, used in a larger quantity in the soap, while other oils are best added in a small quantity."

  • A specific measured amount.

    "Generally it should not be used in a quantity larger than 15 percent."

  • (mathematics) Indicates that the entire preceding expression is henceforth considered a single object.

    "x plus y quantity squared equals x squared plus 2xy plus y squared."

  • A fundamental, generic term used when referring to the measurement (count, amount) of a scalar, vector, number of items or to some other way of denominating the value of a collection or group of items.

    "You have to choose between quantity and quality."

  • A specific measured amount.

    "This bag would normally costs $497.50 for a quantity of 250, at a price of $1.99 per piece."

  • (metrology) Property of a phenomenon, body, or substance, where the property has a magnitude that can be expressed as number and a reference.
  • An indefinite amount of something.

    "Olive oil can be used practically in any quantity."

  • A considerable measure or amount.

    "The Boeing P-26A was the first all-metal monoplane fighter produced in quantity for the U.S. Army Air Corps."

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