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quantify

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v quantify express as a number or measure or quantity "Can you quantify your results?"
    • v quantify use as a quantifier
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Quantify (Logic) To make explicit the quantity of; as, to quantify a variable.
    • Quantify To modify or qualify with respect to quantity; to determine, fix or express the quantity of; to rate.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • quantify To determine the quantity of; modify or determine with regard to quantity; mark with the sign of quantity: as, to quantify a syllable or a verse: more especially a term in logic.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Quantify kwon′ti-fī to determine with respect to quantity: to fix or express the quantity of
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. quantus, now much + -fy,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. quantus, how great, facĕre, to make.

Usage

In literature:

Skim the fat from the gravy, which should be thickened by shaking in a very small quantify of flour.
"Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches" by Eliza Leslie
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In news:

We can quantify most of the things a football coach does to help his team win games.
Using Photochemiluminescence to Quantify the Antioxidative Capacity of Topicals.
Using Photochemiluminescence to Quantify the Antioxidative Capacity of Topicals CosmeticsAndToiletries.com.
Quantifying the effect of political uncertainty on the global economy.
The purpose of this work is to quantify the differences in performance that can be achieved by studying a wide range of IFBs currently available on the market.
That aspect of Fastball 's creative make-up has made their success difficult to quantify.
Establishing Executive DR Buy-In: Quantifying Your Risks and Examining Your Options.
Do you ever really stop and quantify what a loving God we have.
Stanford-affiliated firms generate $2.7 trillion a year 'Innovation survey' of grads tries to quantify jobs created by alumni-founded companies.
The grid impact of this usage is further quantified to assess the opportunity for integration of renewables.
The study, when conducted on a detailed level, can help to quantify extreme response in risers and understand risks to well integrity.
This test method covers a procedure to measure the macro -dispersion of fillers in a rubber matrix by quantifying the surface roughness of a freshly cut specimen using an optical microscope in reflection mode.
Mathematical tools have been developed that quantify the extent to which data is widely or tightly distributed and confidence levels we can assign to results.
Vanguard's Approach to Measurement and Quantifying ROI.
They must have quantifiable objectives that motivate them, so when reached, they feel a sense of accomplishment.
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In science:

Section helps to quantify these qualitative assessments.
Sensor Networks with Random Links: Topology Design for Distributed Consensus
To quantify this more precisely, we have to de fine a region in the parameter space of planetary properties where observational biases will not strongly affect the results.
Planets around evolved intermediate-mass stars. I. Two substellar companions in the open clusters NGC 2423 and NGC 4349
For our experimental setting, it is possible to perform experiments to quantify the different types of errors as a consistency check.
Randomized Benchmarking of Quantum Gates
We performed experiments to directly quantify the different types of errors in our pulses.
Randomized Benchmarking of Quantum Gates
The question, of course, is to quantify “most”.
Random Matrices: The circular Law
XSPEC to quantify what the range of energy fluxes might be for these assumed spectral models.
Chandra ACIS Survey of M33 (ChASeM33): A First Look
The value of a link can either be binary, with the value 1 as i ∼ j, and 0 otherwise, or be equal to actual physical distance between nodes, dist(i, j ), or to some weight wij > 0 quantifying a certain characteristic property of the link.
Comparative Study of Cities as Complex Networks
We give explicit formulas for the dominant contributions and the first corrections to this solution, quantifying the effects of the random modulation of position and amplitude.
Long wave expansions for water waves over random topography
In particular we identify the canonical limiting distributions which contribute to the random asymptotic behavior of solutions, we quantify both random phase and random amplitude variations of solutions, and in addition, we extend the long-wave analysis over random topography to general stationary mixing processes.
Long wave expansions for water waves over random topography
In quantitative theory of random walks, the quantity (18) is known as the access time to a target node quantifying the expected number of steps required for a random walker to reach the node i ∈ V starting from an arbitrary node chosen randomly among all other nodes with respect to the stationary distribution π .
Sestieri of Venice
In this paper, we consider a new measure, due to Kak, to quantify randomness.
Testing D-Sequences for their Randomness
To quantify the latter, consider first the case that p = 0 while q ≥ 1, and suppose that to begin the r species l variables are to the left of the q species l − 1 variables in the interval (˜al, ˜al+1 ).
A random matrix decimation procedure relating $\beta = 2/(r+1)$ to $\beta = 2(r+1)$
We will then quantify how much the numerical procedure turns out to underestimate the expectation value of the initial fields as compared to the analytical answer.
Randomness in infinitesimal extent in the McLerran-Venugopalan model
Provided we can quantify the difference between the reference longest path and each considered random path, the study of the variation of such a difference along the steps can supply a valuable information about the eventual multiplicity of longest paths in the network.
Random and Longest Paths: Unnoticed Motifs of Complex Networks
In this section we report experiments aimed at quantifying the difference between the subsequent random paths and the reference longest path considering the overlap of nodes and edges.
Random and Longest Paths: Unnoticed Motifs of Complex Networks
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