HyperDic: quantity

English > 3 senses of the word quantity:
NOUNTopsquantity, measure, amounthow much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
attributequantityan adequate or large amount
cognitionquantitythe concept that something has a magnitude and can be represented in mathematical expressions by a constant or a variable
quantity > pronunciation
Soundskwaa'nahtiy; kwaa'ntahtiy
Rhymesability ... zloty: 638 rhymes with tiy...
English > quantity: 3 senses > noun 1, Tops
MeaningHow much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify.
Synonymsmeasure, amount
AttributesnonstandardVarying from or not adhering to a standard
standardconforming to or constituting a standard of measurement or value
NarrowercordageThe amount of wood in an area as measured in cords
definite quantityA specific measure of amount
fundamental quantity, fundamental measureOne of the four quantities that are the basis of systems of measurement
indefinite quantityAn estimated quantity
magnetization, magnetisationThe extent or degree to which something is magnetized
octane number, octane ratingA measure of the antiknock properties of gasoline
playing period, period of play, play(in games or plays or other performances) the time during which play proceeds
point, point in timeAn instant of time
probability, chanceA measure of how likely it is that some event will occur
proofA measure of alcoholic strength expressed as an integer twice the percentage of alcohol present (by volume)
quantum(physics) the smallest discrete quantity of some physical property that a system can possess (according to quantum theory)
radical(mathematics) a quantity expressed as the root of another quantity
relative quantityA quantity relative to some purpose
system of measurement, metricA system of related measures that facilitates the quantification of some particular characteristic / characteristic
time interval, intervalA definite length of time marked off by two instants
time unit, unit of timeA unit for measuring time periods
value, economic valueThe amount (of money or goods or services) that is considered to be a fair equivalent for something else
volumeThe amount of 3-dimensional space occupied by an object
volumeA relative amount
Broaderabstraction, abstract entityA general concept formed by extracting common features from specific examples
Spanishcantidad, cuantía, medida
Catalanmesura, quantia, quantitat
English > quantity: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningAn adequate or large amount.
Example"he had a quantity of ammunition"
AttributesabundantPresent in great quantity
insufficient, deficientOf a quantity not able to fulfill / fulfill a need or requirement
scarceDeficient in quantity or number compared with the demand
sufficientOf a quantity that can fulfill / fulfill a need or requirement but without being abundant
Narrowerabundance, copiousness, teemingnessThe property of a more than adequate quantity or supply
BroaderamountThe relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion
Adjectivesquantitativerelating to the measurement of quantity
English > quantity: 3 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningThe concept that something has a magnitude and can be represented in mathematical expressions by a constant or a variable.
Categorymathematics, math, mathsA science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic / logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
Narrowerbinomial(mathematics) a quantity expressed as a sum or difference of two terms
constant, constant quantity, invariableA quantity that does not vary
numerical quantityA quantity expressed as a number
operandA quantity upon which a mathematical operation is performed
parameterA quantity (such as the mean or variance) that characterizes a statistical population and that can be estimated by calculations from sample data
product, mathematical productA quantity obtained by multiplication
proportionalOne of the quantities in a mathematical proportion
quantumA discrete amount of something that is analogous to the quantities in quantum theory
sum, amount, totalA quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers
termAny distinct / distinct / distinct quantity contained in a polynomial
variable, variable quantityA quantity that can assume any of a set of values
Broaderconcept, conception, constructAn abstract or general idea inferred / inferred / inferred / inferred or derived from specific instances
Verbsquantifyexpress as a number or measure or quantity

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