involving distinctions based on qualities
"qualitative change"; "qualitative data"; "qualitative analysis determines the chemical constituents of a substance or mixture"
relating to or involving comparisons based on qualities
of descriptions or distinctions based on some quality rather than on some quantity
of a form of analysis that yields the identity of a compound
relating to quality; having the character of quality
Origin: [Cf. LL. gualitativus, F. qualitatif.]
The Standard Electrical Dictionary
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.)
The numerical value of qualitative in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of qualitative in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
That was a qualitative leap, when the cardinal played a very important role.
Today, we're taking a qualitative leap in relations between Brazil and Mexico.
I don't think there is any technical limitation to further strengthen our quantitative and qualitative easing (program) if necessary to achieve our 2 pct target.
We're committed to making sure that Israel can defend itself against all serious threats, maintain its qualitative edge with a quantity sufficient to maintain that.
There is a qualitative leap that needs to be made in order for prosecutors to know what is needed in terms of evidence to get convictions for human trafficking cases.
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Translations for qualitative
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- qualitatiuCatalan, Valencian
- kvalitatiivinen, laadullinenFinnish
- kvalitativ, kvalitativtSwedish
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