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quantitative

(kwont?i-tat'iv) [L. quantitativus, pert. to quantity]
1. Pert. to measurement.
2. Capable of being counted.
See: qualitative
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It actually means you have eased yourself quantitatively the American way and you will surely regret it one day.
But "the [new] model reproduces quantitatively many of the characteristics of the outer solar system to an accuracy that has never been achieved before," Levison says.
It requires students to demonstrate that they know how to turn on and off the computer; prioritize and apply appropriate safety measures when working with agricultural and related biotechnologies; calculate quantitatively the resultant forces for live loads and dead loads; etc.
The purpose of this research project was to utilize Colony Forming Unit (CFU) Reduction Assay to quantitatively determine the aggregation mediated by D-Mannose-Biofunctionalized Nanoparticles.
This formula enables glycolignin reactions (including color formation) to be described quantitatively and kinetically.
Scattering sensors around for production, mistake- and error-proofing, and quality control seems to make sense--but what does it mean quantitatively? "Without the use of sensors and other poke-yoke activities, I don't think TRW Body Control Systems would have been able to get down to the 15 ppm (defect rate) we're currently at," says Russell Rattunde, plant manager for TRW Automotive's Machine Building Div.
Based on a patented optical analysis of light scattering, Samba quantitatively evaluates the gloss of hair, nails, skin or lips in real time, on real models and in realistic conditions, company executives said.
AS2 is certain to have a profound impact on those involved in the corporate reporting process--both qualitatively and quantitatively. Qualitatively, financial executives are finalizing what they need to do to assess the effectiveness of internal control over financial reporting and provide a related report in accordance with SEC standards, and are focused on meeting their auditors' related documentation, testing and other requirements under AS2.
The special risk exception applies where (1) "but for" the employment, the employee would not have been at the location where the injury occurred, and (1) the risk is distinctive in nature or quantitatively greater than risks common to the general public.
The logic of autopoeisis--to create art from art's own inventory--extends to the gallery space that is used quantitatively, as a breeding ground, a territory to be straggled with and conquered.
47, Audit Risk and Materiality in Conducting an Audit, says that auditors should consider "materiality both in (a) planning the audit and designing auditing procedures and (b) evaluating whether the financial statements taken as a whole are presented Fairly, in all material respects, in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles." It also says: "The auditor plans the audit to obtain reasonable assurance of detecting misstatements that he or she believes could be large enough, individually or in the aggregate, to be quantitatively material to the financial statements.