Definition of Definite quantity

1. Noun. A specific measure of amount.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Definite Quantity

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Literary usage of Definite quantity

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1902)
"This definite quantity of electricity we shall call the molecular charge. ... Nature presents us with a single definite quantity of electricity . ..."

2. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1852)
"CAUSTON rejoins, only another example that drink up is applied to definite quantity ; a quantity which, in this case, is “ neither more nor less than the ..."

3. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1902)
"This definite quantity of electricity we shall call the molecular charge. ... Nature presents us with a single definite quantity of electricity. ..."

4. Capital: A Critique of Political Economy by Karl Marx (1906)
"And a given quantity of any commodity contains a definite quantity of human labor. The value-form must therefore not only express value generally, ..."

5. Principles of political economy considered with a view to their practical by Thomas Robert Malthus (1836)
"... and we cannot say that a definite quantity of money, a definite quantity of corn, a definite quantity of cloth, or a definite quantity of any product of ..."

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