quan·ti·ta·tive /ˈkwɑn(t)əˌtetɪv/ 形容詞
Quan·ti·ta·tive a. Relating to quantity. -- Quan*ti*ta*tive*ly, adv.
Quantitative analysis Chem., analysis which determines the amount or quantity of each ingredient of a substance, by weight or by volume; -- contrasted with qualitative analysis.
adj 1: expressible as a quantity or relating to or susceptible of
measurement; "export wheat without quantitative
limitations"; "quantitative analysis determines the
amounts and proportions of the chemical constituents
of a substance or mixture" [ant: qualitative]
2: relating to the measurement of quantity; "quantitative
3: (of verse) having a metric system based on relative duration
of syllables; "in typical Greek and Latin verse of the
classical period the rhymic system is based on some
arrangement of long and short elements" [ant: syllabic,