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quantity

 
Noun quantity has 3 senses
  1. measure, quantity, amount - how much there is of something that you can quantify
    --1 is a kind of abstraction
    --1 has particulars:
     probability, chance; quantum; value, economic value; fundamental quantity, fundamental measure; definite quantity; indefinite quantity; relative quantity; system of measurement, metric; cordage; octane number, octane rating; linear measure, long measure; magnetization, magnetisation; volume; volume; proof; time unit, unit of time; point, point in time; playing period, period of play, play; time interval, interval
  2. quantity - an adequate or large amount; "he had a quantity of ammunition"
    --2 is a kind of
    amount
    --2 has particulars: abundance, copiousness, teemingness
  3. quantity - something that has a magnitude and can be represented in mathematical expressions by a constant or a variable
    --3 is a kind of
    concept, conception, construct
    --3 has particulars:
     quantum; term; numerical quantity; operand; variable, variable quantity; constant, constant quantity; parameter; product, mathematical product; sum, amount, total; proportional; binomial
    Derived form: verb quantify2
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