Analysis used to determine how much of material is present. Quantitative techniques measure the amount of material present and may also provide qualitative (identification) information.
Synonyms and Related Terms
quantitativ (Deut.); quantitative (Fr.); measurement; quantity
Resources and Citations
- The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998
- Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quantitative (accessed Mar. 10, 2006)