small+quantity

  • 1 small quantity — index iota, minimum, minority (outnumbered group), modicum, paucity, scintilla Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 small quantity — small amount, bit …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 3 small — small, little, diminutive, petite, wee, tiny, teeny, weeny, minute, microscopic, miniature can all mean conspicuously below the average in magnitude, especially physical magnitude. Small (opposed to large) and little (opposed to big, great) are… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 4 Quantity — is a kind of property which exists as magnitude or multitude. It is among the basic classes of things along with quality, substance, change, and relation. Quantity was first introduced as quantum, an entity having quantity. Being a fundamental… …

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  • 5 Small Isles —    SMALL ISLES, a parish, partly in the county of Inverness, but chiefly in the district of Mull, county of Argyll; containing the island of Eigg in the former, and the islands of Canna, Muck, and Rum in the latter, county; and having 993… …

    A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • 6 small minority — small group of people that are considered insignificant, small quantity …

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  • 7 quantity */*/ — UK [ˈkwɒntətɪ] / US [ˈkwɑntətɪ] noun Word forms quantity : singular quantity plural quantities Metaphor: Changes in quantities and amounts are like movements up and down. People think of large quantities as being in a high position and small… …

    English dictionary

  • 8 quantity — Number of units or lots of a futures contract. Sometimes also called size. Chicago Mercantile Exchange Glossary * * * quantity quan‧ti‧ty [ˈkwɒntti ǁ ˈkwɑːn ] noun quantities PLURALFORM 1. [countable] an amount of something that can be counted… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 9 quantity — [[t]kwɒ̱ntɪti[/t]] ♦♦♦ quantities 1) N VAR A quantity is an amount that you can measure or count. ...a small quantity of water. ...vast quantities of food... The bowl needs to be re frozen after each use, so it takes a long time to make a large… …

    English dictionary

  • 10 quantity — quan|ti|ty [ kwantəti ] noun ** uncount the amount of something: They monitor both the quantity and the quality of materials used. a. count or uncount a particular amount of something: Saturated fats can be bad for your health if consumed in… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 11 quantity — /kwon ti tee/, n., pl. quantities. 1. a particular or indefinite amount of anything: a small quantity of milk; the ocean s vast quantity of fish. 2. an exact or specified amount or measure: Mix the ingredients in the quantities called for. 3. a… …

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  • 12 quantity — noun /ˈkʍɑndədi,ˈkʍɑnɾəɾi,ˈkwɒn.tɪ.ti/ a) A fundamental, generic term used when referring to the measurement (count, amount) of a scalar, vector, number of items or to some other way of denominating the value of a collection or group of items.… …

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  • 13 quantity — / kwɒntɪti/ noun 1. the amount or number of items ● a small quantity of illegal drugs ● She bought a large quantity of spare parts. 2. a large amount ● The company offers a discount for quantity purchase …

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  • 14 quantity — [ˈkwɒntəti] noun 1) [U] the amount of something They check both the quantity and quality of materials used.[/ex] 2) [C/U] a particular amount of something a small quantity of drugs[/ex] large quantities of water[/ex] …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 15 quantity — /ˈkwɒntəti / (say kwontuhtee) noun (plural quantities) 1. a particular, indefinite, or considerable amount of anything: a small quantity of water. 2. amount or measure: to mix the ingredients in the right quantities. 3. considerable or great… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 16 quantity —   Nui.   Also: kuaniki, pu u.    ♦ Great quantities, laupa i, a ole i laua aku, a ole o kana mai, ā hewa.    ♦ Small quantity, a ohe nui, lihi, iki …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 17 small arms — Gun Gun (g[u^]n), n. [OE. gonne, gunne; of uncertain origin; cf. Ir., Gael., & LL. gunna, W. gum; possibly (like cannon) fr. L. canna reed, tube; or abbreviated fr. OF. mangonnel, E. mangonel, a machine for hurling stones.] 1. A weapon which… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18 small number of — few, small amount of, small quantity of …

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  • 19 small change — change, small quantity of money …

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  • 20 small arm — small armed, adj. Usually, small arms. a firearm designed to be held in one or both hands while being fired: in the U.S. the term is applied to weapons of a caliber of up to one in. (2.5 cm). [1680 90] * * * ▪ military technology Introduction… …

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