Definitions for quantification
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
quan•ti•fyˈkwɒn təˌfaɪ(v.t.)-fied, -fy•ing.
to determine, indicate, or express the quantity of.
Logic. to make explicit the quantity of (a proposition).
to give quantity to (something regarded as having only quality).
a limitation imposed on the variables of a proposition (as by the quantifiers `some' or `all' or `no')
the act of discovering or expressing the quantity of something
the act of quantifying
the expression of an economic activity in monetary units
a limitation that is imposed on the variables of a proposition
Origin: Coined by Scottish philosopher Sir William Hamilton. "quantification of the predicate"
modification by a reference to quantity; the introduction of the element of quantity
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