quant-, quanti-

(Latin: how much; as much as, how many; how great; amount)

In science, used to describe something that at a given instant can be found in one of two possible states.
A word such as "all", "some", or "most"; or a logical symbol with this meaning, that indicates the range of individuals or items referred to.
1. To determine the quantity of; to calculate or express the number, degree, or amount of something.
2. To use a quantifier to limit the range of individuals or items referred to in a sentence or proposition.
To estimate or determine precisely the number, degree, or amount of something.
1. Pertaining to quantity.
2. Relating to, concerning, or based on the amount or number of something.
3. Capable of being measured or expressed in numerical terms.
quantitative archaeology, quantitative archeology (s) (noun) (no pl)
Archaeological techniques dependent on counting, measuring, and the use of statistical methods and computers: Amanda was amazed at the number of aspects involved in quantitative archaeology to find out as much as possible regarding historical remains found in sites.
1. Greatness, amount; an amount or number of something.
2. A large amount or number.
quantum (s), quanta (pl)
1. Greatness, amount; a quantity or amount of anything.
2. In physics, the smallest discrete quantity of a physical property, e.g., electromagnetic radiation or angular momentum.
3. The smallest unit used to measure a physical property.
4. Also, as an adjective, sudden, dramatic, and significant (a quantum leap, a sudden, dramatic, and significant change or advance).