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**quantity**(n = noun.tops) amount, measure - how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify;
is a kind of
abstract entity,
abstraction
**quantity**(n = noun.attribute) - an adequate or large amount; "he had a quantity of ammunition"
is a kind of
amount
**quantity**(n = noun.cognition) - the concept that something has a magnitude and can be represented in mathematical expressions by a constant or a variable;
is a kind of
concept,
conception,
construct

has particulars: chance, probability, quantum, economic value, value, fundamental measure, fundamental quantity, definite quantity, indefinite quantity, relative quantity, metric, system of measurement, cordage, octane number, octane rating, magnetisation, magnetization, radical, volume, volume, proof, time unit, unit of time, point, point in time, period of play, play, playing period, interval, time interval

has particulars: abundance, copiousness, teemingness

has particulars: quantum, term, numerical quantity, operand, variable, variable quantity, constant, constant quantity, invariable, parameter, mathematical product, product, amount, sum, total, proportional, binomial

Derived form verb quantify

- 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. [
*1913 Webster*] - That which can be increased, diminished, or measured; especially
(Math.) , anything to which mathematical processes are applicable. [*1913 Webster*]" 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*] - 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." [*1913 Webster*]

1 the property of things that is measurable.

2 the size or extent or weight or amount or number.

3 a specified or considerable portion or number or amount (buys in quantity; the quantity of heat in a body).

4 (in pl.) large amounts or numbers; an abundance (quantities of food; is found in quantities on the shore).

5 the length or shortness of vowel sounds or syllables.

6 Math. a a value, component, etc. that may be expressed in numbers. b the figure or symbol representing this.

Idiom

quantity mark a mark put over a vowel etc. to indicate its length. quantity surveyor a person who measures and prices building work. quantity theory the hypothesis that prices correspond to changes in the monetary supply.

Etymology

ME f. OF quantit{eacute} f. L quantitas -tatis f. quantus how much

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