Quantity vs. Quality

Quantity vs. Quality — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Quantity and Quality

Quantitynoun

A specified or indefinite number or amount

shipped a large quantity of books.sells quantities of paper to publishers.

Qualitynoun

An inherent or distinguishing characteristic; a property

the medicinal qualities of a plant.

Quantitynoun

A considerable amount or number

sells drugs wholesale and in quantity.

Qualitynoun

A personal trait, especially a character trait

"The most vital quality a soldier can possess is self-confidence" (George S. Patton).

Quantitynoun

An exact amount or number

the quantity of material recycled in a month.

Qualitynoun

Essential character; nature

"The quality of mercy is not strain'd" (Shakespeare).
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Quantitynoun

The measurable or countable property or aspect of things

Arithmetic deals with quantity.

Qualitynoun

Superiority of kind

an intellect of unquestioned quality.

Quantitynoun

(Mathematics) Something that serves as the object of an operation.

Qualitynoun

Degree or grade of excellence

yard goods of low quality.

Quantitynoun

(Linguistics) The relative amount of time needed to pronounce a vowel, consonant, or syllable.

Qualitynoun

Investments that have a low risk of loss or default

the flight to quality.
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Quantitynoun

The duration of a syllable in quantitative verse.

Qualitynoun

High social position

people of quality.

Quantitynoun

(Logic) The exact character of a proposition in reference to its universality, singularity, or particularity.

Qualitynoun

Those in a high social position

likes to associate with quality.

Quantitynoun

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.

You have to choose between quantity and quality.

Qualitynoun

(Music) Timbre, as determined by harmonics

a voice with a distinctive metallic quality.

Quantitynoun

An indefinite amount of something.

Some soap making oils are best as base oils, used in a larger quantity in the soap, while other oils are best added in a small quantity.Olive oil can be used practically in any quantity.

Qualitynoun

(Linguistics) The character of a vowel sound determined by the size and shape of the oral cavity and the amount of resonance with which the sound is produced.

Quantitynoun

A specific measured amount.

This bag would normally costs $497.50 for a quantity of 250, at a price of $1.99 per piece.Generally it should not be used in a quantity larger than 15 percent.

Qualitynoun

(Logic) The positive or negative character of a proposition.

Quantitynoun

A considerable measure or amount.

The Boeing P-26A was the first all-metal monoplane fighter produced in quantity for the U.S. Army Air Corps.

Qualityadjective

Having a high degree of excellence

the importance of quality health care.

Quantitynoun

(metrology) Property of a phenomenon, body, or substance, where the property has a magnitude that can be expressed as number and a reference.

Qualitynoun

(uncountable) Level of excellence.

This school is well-known for having teachers of high quality.Quality of life is usually determined by health, education, and income.

Quantitynoun

(mathematics) Indicates that the entire preceding expression is henceforth considered a single object.

x plus y quantity squared equals x squared plus 2xy plus y squared.

Qualitynoun

(countable) A property or an attribute that differentiates a thing or person.

One of the qualities of pure iron is that it does not rust easily.While being impulsive can be great for artists, it is not a desirable quality for engineers.Security, stability, and efficiency are good qualities of an operating system.

Quantitynoun

how much there is of something that you can quantify

Qualitynoun

(archaic) High social position. (See also the quality.)

A peasant is not allowed to fall in love with a lady of quality.Membership of this golf club is limited to those of quality and wealth.

Quantitynoun

an adequate or large amount;

he had a quantity of ammunition

Qualitynoun

(uncountable) The degree to which a man-made object or system is free from bugs and flaws, as opposed to scope of functions or quantity of items.

Quantitynoun

something that has a magnitude and can be represented in mathematical expressions by a constant or a variable

Qualitynoun

(thermodynamics) In a two-phase liquid–vapor mixture, the ratio of the mass of vapor present to the total mass of the mixture.

Qualitynoun

The third step in OPQRST where the responder investigates what the NOI/MOI feels like.

To identify quality try asking, "what does it feel like?".

Qualityadjective

Being of good worth, well made, fit for purpose.

We only sell quality products.That was a quality game by Jim Smith.A quality system ensures products meet customer requirements.

Qualitynoun

an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone;

the quality of mercy is not strained

Qualitynoun

a degree or grade of excellence or worth;

the quality of students has risenan executive of low caliber

Qualitynoun

a characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something;

each town has a quality all its ownthe radical character of our demands

Qualitynoun

(music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound);

the timbre of her soprano was rich and lovelythe muffled tones of the broken bell summoned them to meet

Qualitynoun

high social status;

a man of quality

Qualityadjective

of superior grade;

choice winesprime beefprize carnationsquality paperselect peaches

Qualityadjective

of high social status;

people of qualitya quality family