definite quantity


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n definite quantity a specific measure of amount
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In literature:

The water was his ammunition, a definite and limited quantity of it.
"The Riverman" by Stewart Edward White
Definite quantity, nouns of, followed by "de", 100.
"A Complete Grammar of Esperanto" by Ivy Kellerman Reed
A definite quantity of leavening will do only a definite amount of work.
"Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 1" by Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
The movement of an atom meant the simultaneous movement of a definite quantity of electricity.
"Recent Developments in European Thought" by Various
Always buy a definite quantity.
"Foods That Will Win The War And How To Cook Them (1918)" by C. Houston Goudiss and Alberta M. Goudiss
They had provided themselves with a small quantity of food, but had no definite plans.
"Historic Tales, Vol. 1 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
But the sets of homologous quantities running through the various terms of the series do converge to definite limits.
"The Concept of Nature" by Alfred North Whitehead
Truth is not a definite fixed quantity, like the gold or silver of a country.
"The Last Harvest" by John Burroughs
The bushel or cord is a definite quantity, which all can understand.
"Talks on Manures" by Joseph Harris
The drunkard's temptation is a known and definite quantity.
"Natural Law in the Spiritual World" by Henry Drummond

In science:

The quantity Pnuc (Nc , t) should be equal to the cumulative distribution of nucleation times, if we use as a definition of nucleation the first occurrence of a cluster of Cmax spins anywhere in the system.
Nucleation times in the 2D Ising model
As the time is homogenously flowing in inertia coordinator system, according to the definition of inertia coordinator system, for the matter static in an inertia coordinator system, other inertia system must be transformed by maintaining the following quantity be invariant.
On the rational relationship between Heisenberg principle and general relativity
So we may speculate on that there exist one kind of much stronger and shorter field (hyper-strong field) with the item (X *(cid:3)(cid:405) X ) of field potential definition, for the physical quantity X is more fundamental than the field potential.
Octonionic Hyper-strong and Hyper-weak Fields and Their Quantum Equations
This could be superseded by an eventual IVOA Quantity DM definition.
IVOA Recommendation: Simple Spectral Lines Data Model Version 1.0
The basic definition of what a quantity is, e.g. "QuantityType".
Proposal for a quantity based data model in the Virtual Observatory