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  • English Word Quantity Definition The attribute of being so much, and not more or less; the property of being measurable, or capable of increase and decrease, multiplication and division; greatness; and more concretely, that which answers the question "How much?"; measure in regard to bulk or amount; determinate or comparative dimensions; measure; amount; bulk; extent; size.
  • English Word Quantity Definition The extent or extension of a general conception, that is, the number of species or individuals to which it may be applied; also, its content or comprehension, that is, the number of its constituent qualities, attributes, or relations.
  • English Word Quantity Definition The measure of a syllable; that which determines the time in which it is pronounced; as, the long or short quantity of a vowel or syllable.
  • English Word Quantity Definition The relative duration of a tone.
  • English Word Quantity Definition That which can be increased, diminished, or measured; especially (Math.), anything to which mathematical processes are applicable.
  • English Word Quantity Definition A determinate or estimated amount; a sum or bulk; a certain portion or part; sometimes, a considerable amount; a large portion, bulk, or sum; as, a medicine taken in quantities, that is, in large quantities.
  • English Word Quantivalence Definition Valence.
  • English Word Quantivalent Definition Of or pertaining to quantivalence.
  • English Word Quantum Definition Quantity; amount.
  • English Word Quantum Definition A definite portion of a manifoldness, limited by a mark or by a boundary.
  • English Word Quap Definition To quaver.
  • English Word Quaquaversal Definition Turning or dipping in any or every direction.
  • English Word Quaquaversal Definition Dipping toward all points of the compass round a center, as beds of lava round a crater.
  • English Word Quar Definition A quarry.
  • English Word Quarantine Definition A space of forty days; -- used of Lent.
  • English Word Quarantine Definition Specifically, the term, originally of forty days, during which a ship arriving in port, and suspected of being infected a malignant contagious disease, is obliged to forbear all intercourse with the shore; hence, such restraint or inhibition of intercourse; also, the place where infected or prohibited vessels are stationed.
  • English Word Quarantine Definition The period of forty days during which the widow had the privilege of remaining in the mansion house of which her husband died seized.
  • English Word Quarantine Definition To compel to remain at a distance, or in a given place, without intercourse, when suspected of having contagious disease; to put under, or in, quarantine.
  • English Word Quarantined Definition of Quarantine
  • English Word Quarantining Definition of Quarantine
  • English Word Quarl Definition A medusa, or jellyfish.
  • English Word Quarrel Definition Ground of objection, dislike, difference, or hostility; cause of dispute or contest; occasion of altercation.
  • English Word Quarrel Definition To compel by a quarrel; as, to quarrel a man out of his estate or rights.
  • English Word Quarrel Definition Earnest desire or longing.
  • English Word Quarrel Definition To violate concord or agreement; to have a difference; to fall out; to be or become antagonistic.
  • English Word Quarrel Definition To quarrel with.
  • English Word Quarrel Definition One who quarrels or wrangles; one who is quarrelsome.
  • English Word Quarrel Definition A small opening in window tracery, of which the cusps, etc., make the form nearly square.
  • English Word Quarrel Definition To dispute angrily, or violently; to wrangle; to scold; to altercate; to contend; to fight.
  • English Word Quarrel Definition To find fault; to cavil; as, to quarrel with one's lot.