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Quantity vs. Trace

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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.’;

Tracenoun

An act of tracing.

‘Your cell phone company can put a trace on your line.’;

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.’;

Tracenoun

An enquiry sent out for a missing article, such as a letter or an express package.

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.’;

Tracenoun

A mark left as a sign of passage of a person or animal.

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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.’;

Tracenoun

A residue of some substance or material.

‘There are traces of chocolate around your lips.’;

Quantitynoun

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

Tracenoun

A very small amount.

‘All of our chocolates may contain traces of nuts.’;

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.’;

Tracenoun

(electronics) A current-carrying conductive pathway on a printed circuit board.

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Quantitynoun

The attribute of being so much, and not more or less; the property of being measurable, or capable of increase and decrease, multiplication and division; greatness; and more concretely, that which answers the question "How much?"; measure in regard to bulk or amount; determinate or comparative dimensions; measure; amount; bulk; extent; size.

Tracenoun

An informal road or prominent path in an arid area.

Quantitynoun

That which can be increased, diminished, or measured; especially (Math.), anything to which mathematical processes are applicable.

Tracenoun

One of two straps, chains, or ropes of a harness, extending from the collar or breastplate to a whippletree attached to a vehicle or thing to be drawn; a tug.

Quantitynoun

A determinate or estimated amount; a sum or bulk; a certain portion or part; sometimes, a considerable amount; a large portion, bulk, or sum; as, a medicine taken in quantities, that is, in large quantities.

‘The quantity of extensive and curious information which he had picked up during many months of desultory, but not unprofitable, study.’;

Tracenoun

(engineering) A connecting bar or rod, pivoted at each end to the end of another piece, for transmitting motion, especially from one plane to another; specifically, such a piece in an organ stop action to transmit motion from the trundle to the lever actuating the stop slider.

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Quantitynoun

how much there is of something that you can quantify

Tracenoun

(fortification) The ground plan of a work or works.

Quantitynoun

an adequate or large amount;

‘he had a quantity of ammunition’;

Tracenoun

(geometry) The intersection of a plane of projection, or an original plane, with a coordinate plane.

Quantitynoun

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

Tracenoun

(mathematics) The sum of the diagonal elements of a square matrix.

Quantitynoun

the amount or number of a material or abstract thing not usually estimated by spatial measurement

‘the quantity and quality of the fruit can be controlled’;

Tracenoun

(grammar) An empty category occupying a position in the syntactic structure from which something has been moved, used to explain constructions such as wh-movement and the passive.

Quantitynoun

a certain, usually specified, amount or number of something

‘if taken in large quantities, the drug can result in liver failure’; ‘a small quantity of food’;

Traceverb

(transitive) To follow the trail of.

Quantitynoun

a considerable number or amount of something

‘she was able to drink quantities of beer without degenerating into giggles’; ‘many people like to buy in quantity’;

Traceverb

To follow the history of.

Quantitynoun

the perceived length of a vowel sound or syllable.

Traceverb

(transitive) To draw or sketch lightly or with care.

‘He carefully traced the outlines of the old building before him.’;

Quantitynoun

a value or component that may be expressed in numbers.

Traceverb

(transitive) To copy onto a sheet of paper superimposed over the original, by drawing over its lines.

Quantitynoun

the figure or symbol representing a quantity.

Traceverb

To copy; to imitate.

Quantity

Quantity or amount is a property that can exist as a multitude or magnitude, which illustrate discontinuity and continuity. Quantities can be compared in terms of , , or , or by assigning a numerical value in terms of a unit of measurement.

‘more’; ‘less’; ‘equal’;

Traceverb

To walk; to go; to travel.

Traceverb

To walk over; to pass through; to traverse.

Traceverb

To follow the execution of the program by making it to stop after every instruction, or by making it print a message after every step.

Tracenoun

One of two straps, chains, or ropes of a harness, extending from the collar or breastplate to a whiffletree attached to a vehicle or thing to be drawn; a tug.

Tracenoun

A connecting bar or rod, pivoted at each end to the end of another piece, for transmitting motion, esp. from one plane to another; specif., such a piece in an organ-stop action to transmit motion from the trundle to the lever actuating the stop slider.

Tracenoun

A mark left by anything passing; a track; a path; a course; a footprint; a vestige; as, the trace of a carriage or sled; the trace of a deer; a sinuous trace.

Tracenoun

A very small quantity of an element or compound in a given substance, especially when so small that the amount is not quantitatively determined in an analysis; - hence, in stating an analysis, often contracted to tr.

Tracenoun

A mark, impression, or visible appearance of anything left when the thing itself no longer exists; remains; token; vestige.

‘The shady empire shall retain no traceOf war or blood, but in the sylvan chase.’;

Tracenoun

The intersection of a plane of projection, or an original plane, with a coordinate plane.

Tracenoun

The ground plan of a work or works.

Traceverb

To mark out; to draw or delineate with marks; especially, to copy, as a drawing or engraving, by following the lines and marking them on a sheet superimposed, through which they appear; as, to trace a figure or an outline; a traced drawing.

‘Some faintly traced features or outline of the mother and the child, slowly lading into the twilight of the woods.’;

Traceverb

To follow by some mark that has been left by a person or thing which has preceded; to follow by footsteps, tracks, or tokens.

‘You may trace the deluge quite round the globe.’; ‘I feel thy power . . . to trace the waysOf highest agents.’;

Traceverb

Hence, to follow the trace or track of.

‘How all the way the prince on footpace traced.’;

Traceverb

To copy; to imitate.

‘That servile path thou nobly dost decline,Of tracing word, and line by line.’;

Traceverb

To walk over; to pass through; to traverse.

‘We do tracethis alley up and down.’;

Traceverb

To walk; to go; to travel.

‘Not wont on foot with heavy arms to trace.’;

Tracenoun

a just detectable amount;

‘he speaks French with a trace of an accent’;

Tracenoun

an indication that something has been present;

‘there wasn't a trace of evidence for the claim’; ‘a tincture of condescension’;

Tracenoun

a suggestion of some quality;

‘there was a touch of sarcasm in his tone’; ‘he detected a ghost of a smile on her face’;

Tracenoun

drawing created by tracing

Tracenoun

either of two lines that connect a horse's harness to a wagon or other vehicle or to a whiffletree

Tracenoun

a visible mark (as a footprint) left by the passage of person or animal or vehicle

Traceverb

follow, discover, or ascertain the course of development of something;

‘We must follow closely the economic development is Cuba’; ‘trace the student's progress’;

Traceverb

make a mark or lines on a surface;

‘draw a line’; ‘trace the outline of a figure in the sand’;

Traceverb

to go back over again;

‘we retraced the route we took last summer’; ‘trace your path’;

Traceverb

pursue or chase relentlessly;

‘The hunters traced the deer into the woods’; ‘the detectives hounded the suspect until they found the him’;

Traceverb

discover traces of;

‘She traced the circumstances of her birth’;

Traceverb

make one's course or travel along a path; travel or pass over, around, or along;

‘The children traced along the edge of the drak forest’; ‘The women traced the pasture’;

Traceverb

copy by following the lines of the original drawing on a transparent sheet placed upon it; make a tracing of;

‘trace a design’; ‘trace a pattern’;

Traceverb

read with difficulty;

‘Can you decipher this letter?’; ‘The archeologist traced the hieroglyphs’;

Traceverb

find or discover by investigation

‘police are trying to trace a white van seen in the area’;

Traceverb

find or describe the origin or development of

‘Bob's book traces his flying career with the RAF’;

Traceverb

follow or mark the course or position of (something) with one's eye, mind, or finger

‘through the binoculars, I traced the path I had taken the night before’;

Traceverb

take (a particular path or route)

‘a tear traced a lonely path down her cheek’;

Traceverb

copy (a drawing, map, or design) by drawing over its lines on a superimposed piece of transparent paper

‘trace a map of the world on to a large piece of paper’;

Traceverb

draw (a pattern or line), especially with one's finger or toe

‘she traced a pattern in the dirt with the toe of her shoe’;

Traceverb

give an outline of

‘the article traces out some of the connections between education, qualifications, and the labour market’;

Tracenoun

a mark, object, or other indication of the existence or passing of something

‘remove all traces of the old adhesive’; ‘the aircraft disappeared without trace’;

Tracenoun

a line or pattern displayed by an instrument to show the existence or nature of something which is being recorded or measured.

Tracenoun

a physical change in the brain presumed to be caused by a process of learning or memory.

Tracenoun

a very small quantity, especially one too small to be accurately measured

‘his body contained traces of amphetamines’; ‘trace quantities of PCBs’;

Tracenoun

a barely discernible indication of something

‘just a trace of a smile’;

Tracenoun

a procedure to investigate the source of something, such as the place from which a telephone call was made

‘we've got a trace on the call’;

Tracenoun

a line which represents the projection of a curve or surface on a plane or the intersection of a curve or surface with a plane.

Tracenoun

a path or track.

Tracenoun

the sum of the elements in the principal diagonal of a square matrix.

Tracenoun

each of the two side straps, chains, or ropes by which a horse is attached to a vehicle that it is pulling.

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