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Origin of amount
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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH amountamount , number (see confusables note at the current entry)
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So I started to think about anything in my life that would be worth people giving it any amount of time.Patton Oswalt on Fighting Conservatives With Satire|William O’Connor|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The number of diplomats was pitiful (45 appointees in 1860), as was the amount of money allocated to them.
The amount of vanished bitcoins was 650,000 BTC (or 24.7 billion yen).Japanese Bitcoin Heist ‘an Inside Job,’ Not Hackers Alone|Nathalie-Kyoko Stucky, Jake Adelstein|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
They are afflicted with “progressive spiritual emptiness,” he said, which no amount of academic honors and degrees can fill.Pope Francis Denounces the Vatican Elite’s 'Spiritual Alzheimer’s'|Barbie Latza Nadeau|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We may never know the full amount that the Kochs or other outside spenders donate to advance anti-union legislation.The Next Phase of the Koch Brothers’ War on Unions|Carl Deal and Tia Lessin|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Other factors being equal, the amount of urea indicates the activity of metabolism.
After about the forty-fifth year it becomes gradually less; after seventy-five years it is about one-half the amount given.
In disease, the amount of solids depends mainly upon the activity of metabolism and the ability of the kidneys to excrete.
The amount of the other purin bodies together is about one-tenth that of uric acid.
For instance, the Limestone Polypody is not happy unless there is a certain amount of lime present in the soil.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin