quantitative

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj quantitative expressible as a quantity or relating to or susceptible of measurement "export wheat without quantitative limitations","quantitative analysis determines the amounts and proportions of the chemical constituents of a substance or mixture"
    • adj quantitative (of verse) having a metric system based on relative duration of syllables "in typical Greek and Latin verse of the classical period the rhymic system is based on some arrangement of long and short elements"
    • adj quantitative relating to the measurement of quantity "quantitative studies"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Quantitative Relating to quantity.
    • Quantitative (Chem) See under Ultimate Proximate Qualitative, etc.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • quantitative Relating or having regard to quantity or measurement.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Quantitative relating to quantity: measurable in quantity:
    • adj Quantitative (chem.) determining the relative proportions of components
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. quantitatif,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. quantitas, quantitatisquantus, how much—quam, how.

Usage

In literature:

This it is which chiefly gives us the numerical data on which we have to rely for the quantitative features of tidal evolution.
"Time and Tide" by Robert S. (Robert Stawell) Ball
The Quantitative Method 132 Sect.
"The Approach to Philosophy" by Ralph Barton Perry
Now, the properties of bodies are capable of quantitative measurement.
"The World's Greatest Books - Volume 15 - Science" by Various
Physical laws are physical relations, and all such relations are quantitative.
"The Machinery of the Universe" by Amos Emerson Dolbear
Checked Quantitative, have you?
"We're Friends, Now" by Henry Hasse
The character of your training and experience leads you to exact and quantitative thought.
"Herbert Hoover" by Vernon Kellogg
The term "thoroughness" is erroneously used in a quantitative sense to describe scholastic attainment.
"College Teaching" by Paul Klapper
To attempt a quantitative estimate of the extent of sexual immorality is useless.
"The Negro Farmer" by Carl Kelsey
There can be no doubt as to the correctness of the quantitative theory of money.
"The Arena" by Various
Wenzel and J.B. Richter contributed to the knowledge of the quantitative composition of salts.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 1" by Various
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In news:

Business Insider relays a statement from Romney campaign policy director Lanhee Chen, in response to Thursday's announcement that the Federal Reserve will launch another round of quantitative easing.
It has been dubbed quantitative easing , Russian-style.
Quantitative Glycan Analysis for Biomarker Discovery and Characterization of Biotherapeutics.
How to prepare for doctoral study in quantitative psychology.
PhD concentrations in quantitative psychology.
Job outlook for quantitative psychologists.
The latest news on quantitative easing.
Quantitative easing is a flawed way to attempt to revive the economy.
To investigate quantitative standards as an advisable measure or tool for school libraries.
Research the quantitative standards developed by other national organizations.
More Quantitative Easing A Possibility 'Before Long'.
Speculation has been building that the US Federal Reserve — or "The Fed" — will soon begin another round of quantitative easing.
Steps Toward Quantitative Safety Assessment.
Quantitative easing (QE) is an unconventional monetary policy used by central banks to stimulate the national economy when conventional monetary policy has become ineffective.
Former Quantitative Trader Spurns Wall Street to Explore the Final Frontier.
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In science:

In the first five sections of this review, we mainly concentrate on the universal, model-independent features that yield exact quantitative results.
Random Matrix Theory and Chiral Symmetry in QCD
Figure 1 shows a schematic (not quantitative) plot of the order parameter versus volume fraction.
Is Random Close Packing of Spheres Well Defined?
The following result shows that, as the name suggests, there is a unique cpm that represents a representable quantitative Bayesian network.
Conditional Plausibility Measures and Bayesian Networks
Klaˇcka and Kocifa j (1994) – the paper does not present any quantitative calculation.
Electromagnetic Radiation and Motion of Dust Particle - A Simple Model
More quantitatively, a region of length L locally in the RS phase effectively corresponds to a weak bond with ˜J z ∼ Ω0 e−czL .
Dynamics and transport in random quantum systems governed by strong-randomness fixed points
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