quantitative analysis


noun

Chemistry. the analysis of a substance to determine the amounts and proportions of its chemical constituents.Compare qualitative analysis.
Business. the use of especially computerized mathematical analysis to support decision making, make business forecasts or investment recommendations, etc.

Origin of quantitative analysis

First recorded in 1840–50
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British Dictionary definitions for quantitative analysis

quantitative analysis


noun

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Medicine definitions for quantitative analysis

quantitative analysis

[ kwŏntĭ-tā′tĭv ]

n.

The testing of a substance or mixture to determine the amounts and proportions of its chemical constituents.
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Science definitions for quantitative analysis

quantitative analysis

[ kwŏntĭ-tā′tĭv ]

See under analysis.
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