Quantity

quantity (lat. quantitas: Size of, quantity) means the quantity or number of materials or objects or the frequency of procedures. Quantity finds expression in numeric values or the indication of extents or conditions. Ex.: completely Germany, 30 gram, smaller than.

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[work on ] in idioms like “quantity is used equal quality” as Gegenbegriff to quality. That is actually not correct however, since quantity saves) aspects concerned as indication physical dimension always qualitative (the characteristics of a thing. An example from the medicine: The blood pressure amounts to 120/80 mmHg. The quantitative statement can contain the here following qualitative aspect: The blood pressure lies in the standard range. Medical findings consist of qualitative like quantitative statements. How quality and quantity are located with one another closely in connection, the well-known quotation of Paracelsus shows: All Ding' is poison and nothing ohn' poison; however the dose makes, some Ding' no poison is (see also poison, dose, lethal dose).

quantity used

  • terms (of lat. how much? or how largely?) generally linguistic usage is as name for a certain quantity.
  • Quantity satis, briefly QA or QA (of lat. so much, as necessary is, over…) a quantity specification in the medicine and in the food right designates.

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