small quantity


small quantity
small amount, bit

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

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

  • 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

  • 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… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • small minority — small group of people that are considered insignificant, small quantity …   English contemporary dictionary

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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… …   Universalium


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.