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quantitative analysis

noun
1.
Chemistry. the analysis of a substance to determine the amounts and proportions of its chemical constituents.
2.
Business. the use of especially computerized mathematical analysis to support decision making, make business forecasts or investment recommendations, etc.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50
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British Dictionary definitions for quantitative-analysis

quantitative analysis

noun
1.
See analysis (sense 4)
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quantitative-analysis in Medicine

quantitative analysis quan·ti·ta·tive analysis (kwŏn'tĭ-tā'tĭv)
n.
The testing of a substance or mixture to determine the amounts and proportions of its chemical constituents.

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quantitative-analysis in Science
quantitative analysis
  (kwŏn'tĭ-tā'tĭv)   
See under analysis.
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