Definitions for qualitativeˈkwɒl ɪˌteɪ tɪv

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

qual•i•ta•tiveˈkwɒl ɪˌteɪ tɪv(adj.)

  1. pertaining to or concerned with quality or qualities.

Origin of qualitative:

1600–10; < LL quālitātīvus= L quālitāt- (s. of quālitās) quality+-īvus -ive

qual′i•ta`tive•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. qualitative(adj)

    involving distinctions based on qualities

    "qualitative change"; "qualitative data"; "qualitative analysis determines the chemical constituents of a substance or mixture"

  2. qualitative(adj)

    relating to or involving comparisons based on qualities

Wiktionary

  1. qualitative(Noun)

    Something qualitative.

  2. qualitative(Adjective)

    of descriptions or distinctions based on some quality rather than on some quantity

  3. qualitative(Adjective)

    of a form of analysis that yields the identity of a compound

Webster Dictionary

  1. Qualitative(adj)

    relating to quality; having the character of quality

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Qualitative

    Involving the determination only of the presence or absence of a substance or condition, without regard to quantity. Thus a compass held near a wire might determine qualitatively whether a current was passing through the wire, but would not be sufficient to determine its quantity. (See Quantitative.)

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