Definition of Fundamental quantity

1. Noun. One of the four quantities that are the basis of systems of measurement.

Exact synonyms: Fundamental Measure
Generic synonyms: Amount, Measure, Quantity
Specialized synonyms: Temperature, Mass, Length, Period, Period Of Time, Time Period



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Literary usage of Fundamental quantity

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Text-book of Physics: Including a Collection of Examples and Questions by William Watson (1920)
"Two systems of units have been employed, the one, the electrostatic system, in which the fundamental quantity was the quantity of electricity, ..."

2. The Electron Theory: A Popular Introduction to the New Theory of Electricity by Edmund Edward Fournier d'Albe, George Johnstone Stoney (1907)
"Now, all the arguments in favour of retaining mass as a fundamental quantity also tell in favour of recognising electric quantity as a fundamental quantity. ..."

3. Tracts on the Resolution of Affected Algebräick Equations by Dr. Halley's by Francis Maseres (1800)
"... x, x*, x3, x4, xs, x6, я1, &c, (to wit, the quantity xs in the faid compound quantity xs + ax4 — t*x3,) tie fower of the fundamental quantity x, ..."

4. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1892)
"Henrici) looked forward to the use of a more fundamental quantity than the vector — viz., " the point " — as the ultimate basis. Grassmann had worked out a ..."

5. Theoretical Mechanics: An Elementary Text-book by Leander Miller Hoskins (1900)
"In the illustrations just given, only one kind of fundamental quantity (length) is employed. There will be occasion in the following pages to deal with ..."

6. Theoretical Mechanics: An Elementary Text-book by Leander Miller Hoskins (1911)
"In the illustrations just given, only one kind of fundamental quantity (length) is employed. There will be occasion in the following pages to deal with ..."

7. Theoretical Mechanics: An Elementary Text-book by Leander Miller Hoskins (1903)
"In the illustrations just given, only one kind of fundamental quantity (length) is employed. There will be occasion in the following pages to deal with ..."

8. A Text-book of Physics: Including a Collection of Examples and Questions by William Watson (1920)
"Two systems of units have been employed, the one, the electrostatic system, in which the fundamental quantity was the quantity of electricity, ..."

9. The Electron Theory: A Popular Introduction to the New Theory of Electricity by Edmund Edward Fournier d'Albe, George Johnstone Stoney (1907)
"Now, all the arguments in favour of retaining mass as a fundamental quantity also tell in favour of recognising electric quantity as a fundamental quantity. ..."

10. Tracts on the Resolution of Affected Algebräick Equations by Dr. Halley's by Francis Maseres (1800)
"... x, x*, x3, x4, xs, x6, я1, &c, (to wit, the quantity xs in the faid compound quantity xs + ax4 — t*x3,) tie fower of the fundamental quantity x, ..."

11. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1892)
"Henrici) looked forward to the use of a more fundamental quantity than the vector — viz., " the point " — as the ultimate basis. Grassmann had worked out a ..."

12. Theoretical Mechanics: An Elementary Text-book by Leander Miller Hoskins (1900)
"In the illustrations just given, only one kind of fundamental quantity (length) is employed. There will be occasion in the following pages to deal with ..."

13. Theoretical Mechanics: An Elementary Text-book by Leander Miller Hoskins (1911)
"In the illustrations just given, only one kind of fundamental quantity (length) is employed. There will be occasion in the following pages to deal with ..."

14. Theoretical Mechanics: An Elementary Text-book by Leander Miller Hoskins (1903)
"In the illustrations just given, only one kind of fundamental quantity (length) is employed. There will be occasion in the following pages to deal with ..."

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