Definition of Relative quantity
1. Noun. A quantity relative to some purpose.
Specialized synonyms: Enough, Sufficiency, N, Normality, Absolute Majority, Majority, Plurality, Relative Majority, Aught, Cipher, Cypher, Goose Egg, Nada, Naught, Nil, Nix, Nothing, Null, Zero, Zilch, Zip, Zippo
Lexicographical Neighbors of Relative Quantity
Literary usage of Relative quantity
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Treatise on Food and Diet: With Observations on the Dietetical Regimen by Jonathan Pereira (1843)
"The nutritive principles of seeds, the albumen and oil of eggs, and the sugar, the butter and caseine of milk, therefore, contain it relative quantity OF ..."
2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1887)
"Experiment IV. was made to ascertain the effect of increasing the relative quantity of sodic chloride. The effect is to hasten the ..."
3. The British and Foreign Medical Review Or Quarterly Journal of Practical (1846)
"Depressing passions of the mind diminish the relative quantity. (Prout.) " 12. The relative quantity is increased by the repeated inspiration of the same ..."
4. Elements of Pathological Anatomy by Samuel David Gross (1857)
"Nature and Formation of the Huffy Coat.—Cupped Appearance of the Blood.—Want of Coagulability.—relative quantity of Fibrin in Healthy and Diseased Blood. ..."
5. The Glacial Nightmare and the Flood: A Second Appeal to Common Sense from by Henry Hoyle Howorth (1893)
"... which is independent of the Trades and dependent on the relative quantity of land in the low latitudes of either hemisphere—Croll's theory breaks ..."