no quantity

  • 1 Quantity — is a kind of property which exists as magnitude or multitude. It is among the basic classes of things along with quality, substance, change, and relation. Quantity was first introduced as quantum, an entity having quantity. Being a fundamental… …

    Wikipedia

  • 2 Quantity — • Interpretations of quantity as either a physical or theoretical abstraction Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Quantity     Quantity      …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 3 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 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Quantity of estate — 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Quantity of matter — 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Quantity of motion — 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 quantity surveyor — ➔ surveyor * * * quantity surveyor UK US noun [C] UK ► PROPERTY a person whose job is to calculate the cost of the materials and work needed for a particular building project: »The client s quantity surveyor will also check the sub contractor s… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 8 quantity — [kwänt′ə tē] n. pl. quantities [ME quantite < OFr < L quantitas < quantus, how great < quam, how, how much < IE interrogative base * kwo > WHO, WHAT] 1. an amount; portion 2. any indeterminate bulk, weight, or number 3. the… …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 quantity surveyor — quantity surveyors N COUNT A quantity surveyor is a person who calculates the cost and amount of materials and workers needed for a job such as building a house or a road. [BRIT] …

    English dictionary

  • 10 quantity discount — noun (commerce) A reduction in the unit price of goods when large quantities are purchased • • • Main Entry: ↑quantity …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 11 quantity — I noun abundance, aggregate, allotment, amount, amplitude, apportionment, batch, bulk, bunch, crowd, fullness, heap, host, large number, legion, lot, mass, measure, measurement, mess, muchness, multiplicity, multitude, multitudinousness, myriads …

    Law dictionary

  • 12 quantity produced — index output Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 13 quantity surveyor — quantity sur.veyor n BrE someone whose job is to calculate the amount of materials needed to build something, how long it will take to build, and how much it will cost …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 quantity — (n.) early 14c., from O.Fr. quantite (Fr. quantité), from L. quantitatem (nom. quantitas, coined as a loan translation of Gk. posotes) relative greatness or extent, from quantus how much, from quam how, how much. Latin quantitas also is the… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 15 quantity — amount, *sum, aggregate, total, whole, number …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 16 quantity — [n] number or amount abundance, aggregate, allotment, amplitude, batch, body, budget, bulk, capacity, deal, expanse, extent, figure, greatness, length, load, lot, magnitude, mass, measure, multitude, part, pile, portion, profusion, quota, size,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 17 quantity — ► NOUN (pl. quantities) 1) a certain amount or number. 2) the property of something that is measurable in number, amount, size, or weight. 3) a considerable number or amount. ORIGIN Latin quantitas, from quantus how great, how much …

    English terms dictionary

  • 18 quantity surveyor — ► NOUN Brit. ▪ a person who calculates the amount and cost of materials needed for building work …

    English terms dictionary

  • 19 Quantity surveyor — A quantity surveyor (QS) or cost engineer is a professional person working within the construction industry. The role of the QS is, in general terms, to manage and control costs within construction projects and may involve the use of a range of… …

    Wikipedia

  • 20 Quantity theory of money — In economics, the quantity theory of money is a theory emphasizing the positive relationship of overall prices or the nominal value of expenditures to the quantity of money. Origins and development of the quantity theory The quantity theory… …

    Wikipedia