HyperDic: indefinite_quantity

English > 1 sense of the expression indefinite quantity:
NOUNquantityindefinite quantityan estimated quantity
English > indefinite quantity: 1 sense > noun 1, quantity
MeaningAn estimated quantity.
Narroweraddition, increase, gainA quantity that is added
bagThe quantity of game taken in a particular period (usually by one person)
breakageThe quantity broken
capacity(computer science) the amount of information (in bytes) that can be stored on a disk drive
catch, haulThe quantity that was caught
containerfulThe quantity that a container will hold
correction, fudge factorA quantity that is added or subtracted in order to increase the accuracy of a scientific measure
dose, dosageThe quantity of an active agent (substance or radiation) taken in or absorbed at any one time
footstep, pace, step, strideThe distance covered by a step
headspaceThe volume left at the top of a filled container (bottle or jar or tin / tin) before sealing
large indefinite quantity, large indefinite amountAn indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude
limit, limitationThe greatest amount of something that is possible or allowed
limit, limit point, point of accumulationThe mathematical value toward which a function goes as the independent variable approaches infinity
load, loadingA quantity that can be processed or transported at one time
loadAn amount of alcohol sufficient to intoxicate
outageThe amount of something (as whiskey or oil) lost in storage or transportation / transportation
output, yield, productionThe quantity of something (as a commodity) that is created (usually within a given period of time)
precipitationThe quantity of water falling to earth at a specific place within a specified period of time
region, neighborhoodThe approximate amount of something (usually used prepositionally as in 'in the region of')
reserve(medicine) potential capacity to respond in order to maintain vital functions
runThe production achieved during a continuous period of operation (of a machine or factory etc.)
skinfulA quantity of alcoholic drink sufficient to make you drunk
small indefinite quantity, small indefinite amountAn indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude
spillageThe amount that has spilled
spoilageThe amount that has spoiled
supplyAn amount of something available for use
tankageThe quantity contained in (or the capacity of) a tank or tanks
top-upAn amount needed to restore something to its former level
ullageThe amount that a container (as a wine bottle or tank) lacks of being full
worthAn indefinite quantity of something having a specified value
Broadermeasure, quantity, amountHow much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify

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