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Definitions of Quantities

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Quotes of Quantities

  1. I also became interested in chemistry and gradually accumulated enough test tubes and other glassware to do chemical experiments, using small quantities of chemicals purchased from a pharmacy supply house. – Sydney Brenner
  2. The artist finds, that the more he can confine his attention to a particular part of any work, his productions are the more perfect, and grow under his hands in the greater quantities – Adam Ferguson
  3. Well, with the French language, which I understood and spoke, however imperfectly, and read in great quantities at certain times, the matter I suppose was slightly different from either Latin or Greek. – Robert Fitzgerald
  4. These code authorities could regulate production, quantities qualities, prices, distribution methods, etc., under the supervision of the NRA. This was fascism. – John T. Flynn
  5. But I love fish, cheese and meat, and I eat everything, but only in small quantities if it's rich. – Eva Herzigova
  6. I was less successful in my attempts to effect preventive vaccination against typhus by using the virus and in trying to produce large quantities of serum using large animals. – Charles Jules Henry Nicole
  7. Truth, like the juice of the poppy, in small quantities calms men; in larger, heats and irritates them, and is attended by fatal consequences in excess. – Walter Savage Landor
  8. They continued but six days under this course, having consumed the quantities that could be spared. – James Lind
  9. All the mathematical sciences are founded on relations between physical laws and laws of numbers, so that the aim of exact science is to reduce the problems of nature to the determination of quantities by operations with numbers. – James C. Maxwell
  10. Of course, the kind of support that Cuba could give us was very limited when it came to building up our army, since they didn't manufacture armaments in the quantities that we required. So we turned to Algeria and the Soviet Union for support. – Daniel Ortega
  11. My gut feeling is that paper and ink are going to be with us for a long time yet, and in substantial quantities though certainly books are now going to be available in other forms. – Fred Saberhagen
  12. Cows, after leaving the low lands near the coast, are found to be plentiful everywhere, and to produce milk in small quantities from which butter is made. – John H. Speke

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