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1. a characteristic, as of energy or mass, susceptible of precise physical measurement.
2. a measurable amount. adj., adj quan´titative.


1. A number or amount.
2. A measurable property of anything.


(kwŏn′tĭ-tē) [L. quantitas, quantity]
Amount; portion.


1. a characteristic, as of energy or mass, susceptible of precise physical measurement.
2. a measurable amount.

Patient discussion about quantity

Q. What is the safe amount of alcohol? I like alcohol, but I don’t want to end up an alcoholic. Or even have the problems that come with it (liver problems etc….)

A. the best method is not too drink at all,and you wont have any problems to worry about.

Q. what are the passable amount of sugar one can have while he also diabetic?

A. I'm not sure I understood your question, but the recommended amount of carbohydrates for diabetic patients is 40-65% of the total calories. Generally, diabetic patients are more prone to elevated blood sugar levels after a meal, so food too rich in simple carbohydrates (sugar) are not recommended.

Q. what is the "right" amount , and the safe amount , of alcohol that i can drink? what do a lot alcoh

A. That is different for everyone. You have to take into account a lot of different things like height, weight, gender. Here is a good site with charts to help you find yours: http://www.brown.edu/Student_Services/Health_Services/Health_Education/atod/alc_aayb.htm Hope this helps.

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The pay is good - quantity surveyors can expect a starting salary of about PS20,000 rising to upwards of PS50,000 for senior chartered surveyors.
However, many in the region would beg to differ; despite growing acknowledgement of their role, quantity surveyors still tend to be confused with cost consultants by some sections of the construction market.
Meanwhile, Mark Taylor, MENA managing director of Mace Cost Consultancy, said he is pleased with how the industry has begun to embrace the skills offered by quantity surveyors over the past 10 years.
Quantity surveyors work for building and civil engineering contractors, local government, the property divisions of larger companies, and consultancies.
If clients are clear of where cost figures are to be found, they will be more confident with the results delivered by the quantity surveyor.
Trainee quantity surveyor Tom Charlesworth (right) and quantity surveyor Andy Battye, of developer Conroy Brook
Anna Jaworska joins the office as a graduate quantity surveyor.
Company quantity surveyor Ray Barrow said: "Without the alert service we might not have won the Cumbria contract.
Martin, who joined Knowles in 1995, is a chartered quantity surveyor with over 20 years experience in the construction industry.
the pricing document for the main contract works (including mechanical electrical services installation), is to be prepared by the quantity surveyor in consultation with medite europe dac.
A spokesman of FATA Development Authority told Radio Pakistan that youth will be trained in Quantity Surveyor, Civil Land and Draftsman, Basic Computer course, AutoCad, Solar Panel and UPS Installation and Repairing.
Gwyneth started her career with Wimpey in 1986 as a trainee quantity surveyor.