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1. Greatness, amount; an amount or number of something.
2. A large amount or number.
This entry is located in the following units: -ity (page 15) quant-, quanti- (page 1)
(named for French chemist Charles-Augustin de Coulomb (1736-1806), who devised a method of measuring electrical quantity)
(Greek: many, much; excessive; abnormal amount, profuse, ample, large quantity; multiple, abundant, numerous)
(German: radiation, "x-ray"; X-ray; 1896, translation of German X-strahl, from X, "algebraic symbol for an unknown quantity", + Strahl, "beam, ray")
(Latin: quantity having magnitude and direction; carrier, bearer, conveyer; from the stem of vehere, "to carry, to convey, to cart")