|1.||[ noun ] how much there is of something that you can measure|
|Synonyms:||amount measure quantum|
|Related terms:||abstraction time_period probability volume value time_interval point fundamental_measure volume proof relative_quantity indefinite_quantity playing_period cordage system_of_measurement quantum octane_number time_unit linear_measure magnetisation magnetic_flux definite_quantity measure total standard nonstandard|
|2.||[ noun ] an adequate or large amount|
"he had a quantity of ammunition"
|Related terms:||amount abundance sufficiency sufficient insufficient abundant scarce|
|3.||[ noun ] (mathematics) something that has a magnitude and can be represented in mathematical expressions by a constant or a variable|
|Related terms:||concept difference product sum constant term variable binomial operand quotient proportional numerical_quantity quantum quantum parameter quantify|