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Definitions of Quantities

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Usage examples for Quantities

  1. This style was made for two or three years, but not in large quantities – History of the American Clock Business for the Past Sixty Years, and Life of Chauncey Jerome by Chauncey Jerome
  2. Linda demanded quantities of air. – Linda Condon by Joseph Hergesheimer
  3. Other crops have also been grown in small quantities and with some success. – Dry-Farming by John A. Widtsoe
  4. And they could not be made until quantities of material and equipment were brought. – The World with a Thousand Moons by Edmond Hamilton
  5. It must be nourishing, but not heating; plenty of good milk, and no meat, unless she be very thin, when raw meat in small quantities may be given twice a day. – The Domestic Cat by Gordon Stables
  6. The progress of the manufacture of gunpowder now becomes very obscure, though probably John Evelyn kept his mills running at Godstone, making reduced quantities – Highways and Byways in Surrey by Eric Parker
  7. Gold is found in paying quantities at many points in Southern Oregon, and also in the gold- bearing black sand of the sea- beach, all along the southern and central portions of the State. – Two Years in Oregon by Wallis Nash
  8. Her eyes were intent on exact quantities of tea, milk, and sugar, and she passed the cup to the engineer with a smile. – The Captain of the Kansas by Louis Tracy
  9. The first ice was seen on 12th December in 62 degrees 10 minutes South, and on the 15th, in 66 degrees South, they were obliged to edge away north as they were surrounded by large quantities of loose ice, and it was very foggy. – The Life of Captain James Cook by Arthur Kitson
  10. Tupac Inca Yupanqui entered Cuzco with the greatest, the richest, and the most solemny triumph with which any Inca had ever reached the House of the Sun, bringing with him people of many different races, strange animals, innumerable quantities of riches. – History of the Incas by Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa
  11. I. Three quantities must be known either from observation or from Dead Reckoning. – Lectures in Navigation by Ernest Gallaudet Draper
  12. On the other hand, an excessive draft may cause losses due to the excess quantities of air drawn through holes in the fire. – Steam, Its Generation and Use by Babcock & Wilcox Co.
  13. If this pudding is too large half the quantities may be used. – Desserts and Salads by Gesine Lemcke
  14. Here and there gold has been found in rocks, but not in sufficient quantities to make mining pay. – The Treasure of the Incas by G. A. Henty
  15. But I will not go and encourage the makin' of such quantities as there is there, I will not encourage 'em in makin' that show. – Samantha at the World's Fair by Marietta Holley
  16. Different quantities of sugar may be used. – School and Home Cooking by Carlotta C. Greer
  17. My thoughts led me at random through quantities of soft dust, and over the rails, I think, several times, until I stood between empty and silent freight trains, and there sat down. – Red Men and White by Owen Wister
  18. Accordingly I mixed some with his Tea several times, But in such small quantities as I knew would not immediately effect him; and I assured her, that tho' it did not produce a visible Alteration at present, its Operations being slow and internal, yet in the end it would effectually do its Work. – Trial-of-Mary-Blandy by Roughead, William
  19. All of which was very unfair to Barty, whose Latin, like that of most boys who have been brought up at a French school, was probably quite as good as the English school- master's own, except for its innocence of quantities and Blanchet and Legendre are easier to learn than Euclid, and stick longer in the memory; and Barty remembered well. – The Martian by George Du Maurier
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