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quantitative

, quantitive
Prosody denoting or relating to a metrical system, such as that in Latin and Greek verse, that is based on the relative length rather than stress of syllables

quantitative

Dealing with numbers and hard facts. Contrast with qualitative. See quantitative data, quantization and quant.
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The Handbook provides an excellent introduction to a broad range of state-of-the-art quantitative methods applicable to the social sciences.
All these assumptions are working hypotheses that will be tested by quantitative impact studies now under way.
The Mentored Quantitative Research Career Development Award is intended to increase the availability of high-quality, multidisciplinary, didactic training, and research project guidance in the context of a mentored research career transition experience.
Even more importantly, the development of digital photography and image processing enabled two further analytical advances, automatic comparison and rapid quantitative ratings.
A quantitative risk analysis approach based on IMS and EMV and risk assessment techniques will result in an LRIP quantity that is clear, defendable, and that maximizes the benefits of the provision for LRIP, while minimizing the cost, schedule, and execution performance impacts to programs.
Gene Express utilizes next generation, patented, quantitative, standardized multi-gene nucleic acid abundance measurement platform technology (StaRT-PCR).
The first presentation compared a new quantitative model of ionization in ultraviolet MALDI with experiment.
Sample pages from the supplements, as well as information on how quantitative reasoning links to the other academic areas, are posted on QUAD's Web site.
The NCEP was a three-year research project across fourteen states that focused on determining the personal/social and recreation skill dimensions of camper performance through use of both quantitative and qualitative measures.
However, today's quality-control standards generally require precise, reproducible, quantitative measurements that cannot be achieved using this approach.
Because quantitative methods are well defined and easy to validate, it has not been a difficult problem, historically, to fit these methods into a single semester course.