noun, plural quan·ti·ties.
- the property of magnitude involving comparability with other magnitudes.
- something having magnitude, or size, extent, amount, or the like.
- magnitude, size, volume, area, or length.
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If antibodies alone are important, it’s possible that giving purified monoclonal antibodies, which can be made in large quantities in labs, might be better than harvesting plasma from donors.COVID-19 plasma treatments may be safe, but we don’t know if they work|Tina Hesman Saey|August 25, 2020|Science News
“It is still very cheap to do a digital product, so at less than $2 million a year, we can map a full service news company that has two to three times the reporting strength in quantity of a daily newspaper,” said Doctor.‘This is not your grandfather’s Patch’: Lookout Local wants to be the modern local news of Santa Cruz|Kayleigh Barber|August 17, 2020|Digiday
Set a posting schedule and strictly adhere to it but remember it’s always quality over quantity.What will make your brand stand out on LinkedIn in 2020?|Harikrishna Kundariya|August 12, 2020|Search Engine Watch
The total quantity of genetic material in a genome can be measured by counting the number of DNA base pairs in it.How to Design (or at Least Model) Mixed Dog Breeds|Pradeep Mutalik|July 31, 2020|Quanta Magazine
The quality of your backlinks is just as important as the quantity.Nine mistakes to avoid when contacting websites for backlinks|Raj Dosanjh|July 29, 2020|Search Engine Watch
First, we need to change the debate—to focus at least as much on the quality of resources as the quantity.
It's just typical political graft … It was a lot more about quantity than quality.Did Christie Go Easy on a Human Trafficker Just to Bust a Small-Time Pol?|Olivia Nuzzi|March 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There are people who put a lot on the quantity of things and the recipe.Inside Josh Brolin and Kate Winslet’s Sexy ‘Labor Day’ Pie Scene|Kevin Fallon|February 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In terms of quantity and severity, there are signs we are on the cusp of the most violent Super Bowl yet.Super Bowl XLVIII Is Set to Be the Most Violent One Yet|Evin Demirel|January 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Quantity: Since we have established timing, quantity per meal really depends on the quantity of carbs eaten per day.
They estimate the efficacy of prayer by its quantity and not by its quality.Wit and Humor of the Bible|Marion D. Shutter
The increase in length of runs and quantity of sand removed under low temperature conditions is very marked.
The lime used in the hot has been less by one-third than the quantity used in the cold tempering.The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom|P. L. Simmonds
I have never seen anything like the quantity of lemons in Germany—millions of lemons everywhere.Germany in War Time|Mary Ethel McAuley
This fact accounts for the comparatively little mischief they did in proportion to the quantity of ammunition thrown away.The History of the First West India Regiment|A. B. Ellis
British Dictionary definitions for quantity
noun plural -ties
- a specified or definite amount, weight, number, etc
- (as modifier)a quantity estimate
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see unknown quantity.