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The testing of a substance or mixture to determine the amounts and proportions of its chemical constituents.
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(Chemistry) See analysis4
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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.
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A test performed on a substance or mixture to find out the amounts and proportions of its chemical components.
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|Noun||1.||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
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
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