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tr.v. quan·ti·fied, quan·ti·fy·ing, quan·ti·fies
1. To determine or express the quantity of.
2. Logic To limit the variables of (a proposition) by prefixing an operator such as all or some.
[Medieval Latin quantificāre : Latin quantus, how great; see quantity + Latin -ficāre, -fy.]
quan′ti·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
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|Noun||1.||quantification - a limitation imposed on the variables of a proposition (as by the quantifiers `some' or `all' or `no')|
limitation, restriction - a principle that limits the extent of something; "I am willing to accept certain restrictions on my movements"
|2.||quantification - the act of discovering or expressing the quantity of something|
measurement, measuring, mensuration, measure - the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule; "the measurements were carefully done"; "his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate"
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