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Noun: quantity  kwón-ti-tee
  1. How much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
    - measure, amount
  2. An adequate or large amount
    "he had a quantity of ammunition"
  3. (mathematics) the concept that something has a magnitude and can be represented in mathematical expressions by a constant or a variable

Derived forms: quantities

See also: abundant, deficient, insufficient, nonstandard, scarce, standard, sufficient

Type of: abstract entity, abstraction, amount, concept, conception, construct

Encyclopedia: Quantity