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quantitative analysis

n.
The testing of a substance or mixture to determine the amounts and proportions of its chemical constituents.
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quantitative analysis

n
(Chemistry) See analysis4
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quan′titative anal′ysis



n.
1. the analysis of a substance to determine the amounts and proportions of its chemical constituents.
2. Business. the use of esp. computerized mathematical analysis to support decision making, make business forecasts or investment recommendations, etc.
[1840–50]
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quan·ti·ta·tive analysis

(kwŏn′tĭ-tā′tĭv)
A test performed on a substance or mixture to find out the amounts and proportions of its chemical components.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quantitative analysis - chemical analysis to determine the amounts of each element in the substance
chemical analysis, qualitative analysis - the act of decomposing a substance into its constituent elements
colorimetric analysis, colorimetry - quantitative chemical analysis by color using a colorimeter
volumetric analysis - quantitative analysis by the use of definite volumes of standard solutions or reagents
volumetric analysis - determination of the volume of gases (or changes in their volume) during combination
gravimetric analysis - quantitative analysis by weight
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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