primary quality

noun Epistemology.
any of the qualities inherent in an object, namely quantity, extent, figure, solidity, and motion or rest.


Origin:
1650–60

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To primary quality
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: primary qualities
Next Definition: primary quill
Words Near: primary quality
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for primary quality
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing primary quality
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Example sentences
If a steel coil was processed with no errors, then it was returned to the
  customer as primary quality coil.
The second essential element of timeliness as a primary quality measure is
  efficiency.
The primary quality of a good manager is an understanding of what motivates
  people.
The primary quality controls of the financial system are the edits and security
  that control the quality of outputs.
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature