Translation of quantity in Spanish:

quantity

Pronunciation: /ˈkwɑːntəti; ˈkwɒntəti/

n (pl -ties)

  • 1 1.1 c u (amount) cantidad (f) a large/small quantity of grain una gran/pequeña cantidad de grano in quantity en grandes cantidades
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    • The total quantity of materials required to complete the development will be about 1.25 million cubic metres.
    • A consensus was reached during the workshop that both the quality and quantity of raw materials were a source of great concern in the leather industry of the Eastern and Southern African region.
    • We estimated the total quantity of protein in the gland by using the BioRad color photometric method.
    1.2
    (quantities pl)
    (lots) cantidades (fpl)
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    • Locally, some traders have bought quantities of genuine Livestrong bands and are selling them on at a profit.
    • The fatal fraud was the result of his action in buying quantities of shares in a distilling firm in an effort to shore up the share price.
    • Mass quantities of Harlequin Valentine ship today from Dark Horse, just in time for Valentine's Day.
  • 2 c 2.1 [Math] cantidad (f) an unknown quantity una incógnita 2.2 (of word, syllable) cantidad (f)
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    • In speech, this feature is reflected in phonological quantity.
    • In phonetics, the sense of movement in speech consists of the stress, quantity, and timing of syllables.
    • This study investigates the realisation of phonological quantity in the dialects of Modern Swedish, based on a corpus containing recordings from 86 locations in Sweden and the Swedish-speaking parts of Finland.
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    • Another important quantity is the clustering coefficient C of a vertex.
    • Those ratios are the same for both quantity and value.
    • De triangulis is in five books, the first of which gives the basic definitions: quantity, ratio, equality, circles, arcs, chords, and the sine function.
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    • The heat absorbed or released in a reaction depends on a quantity called enthalpy, represented by the capital letter H.
    • The quantity w represents the average fitness of the population at equilibrium.
    • An ellipse is a flattened circle, and the degree of flatness is indicated by a numerical quantity called eccentricity, abbreviated e.

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