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Other Quantitative Definition

[adj] expressible as a quantity or relating to or susceptible of measurement; "export wheat without quantitative limitations"; "quantitative analysis determines the amounts and proportions of the chemical constituents of a substance or mixture"
[adj] (of verse) having a metric system based on relative duration of syllables; "in typical Greek and Latin verse of the classical period the rhymic system is based on some arrangement of long and short elements"
[adj] relating to the measurement of quantity; "quantitative studies"

Misc. Definitions

\Quan"ti*ta*tive\, a. [Cf. F. quantitatif.] Relating to quantity. -- {Quan"ti*ta*tive*ly}, adv. {Quantitative analysis} (Chem.), analysis which determines the amount or quantity of each ingredient of a substance, by weight or by volume; -- contrasted with qualitative analysis.

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