Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Quantitative'
Quantitative Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
- 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" [ant: qualitative]
- relating to the measurement of quantity; "quantitative studies"
- (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" [ant: syllabic, accentual]
- Quantitative \Quan"ti*ta*tive\, a. [Cf. F. quantitatif.]
Relating to quantity. -- Quan"ti*ta*tive*ly, adv.
Quantitative analysis (Chem.), analysis which determines
the amount or quantity of each ingredient of a substance,
by weight or by volume; -- contrasted with qualitative
- Analysis \A*nal"y*sis\, n.; pl. Analyses. [Gr. ?, fr. ? to
unloose, to dissolve, to resolve into its elements; ? up + ?
to loose. See Loose.]
- A resolution of anything, whether an object of the senses or of the intellect, into its constituent or original elements; an examination of the component parts of a subject, each separately, as the words which compose a sentence, the tones of a tune, or the simple propositions which enter into an argument. It is opposed to synthesis.
- (Chem.) The separation of a compound substance, by chemical processes, into its constituents, with a view to ascertain either (a) what elements it contains, or (b) how much of each element is present. The former is called qualitative, and the latter quantitative analysis.
- (Logic) The tracing of things to their source, and the resolving of knowledge into its original principles.
- (Math.) The resolving of problems by reducing the conditions that are in them to equations. 5. (a) A syllabus, or table of the principal heads of a discourse, disposed in their natural order. (b) A brief, methodical illustration of the principles of a science. In this sense it is nearly synonymous with
Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Quantitative'
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