qualitative analysis


Definition of qualitative analysis

: chemical analysis designed to identify the components of a substance or mixture

Examples of qualitative analysis in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Processes that are too simple, too infrequent, too changeable and too qualitative (require human or qualitative analysis) shouldn’t be automated. Suresh Sambandam, Forbes, 12 Oct. 2021 Through a mixture of quantitative and qualitative analysis, the study is divided into questions about the auditioning stage and the workplace. Manori Ravindran, Variety, 23 Aug. 2021 The authors, pointing to their qualitative analysis, said roughly one-third of Muslim characters were perpetrators of violence and more than half were targets of violence. NBC News, 10 June 2021 The report also includes a qualitative analysis of primary and secondary API characters from 2019’s most popular movies. Dino-ray Ramos, Forbes, 18 May 2021 The report details the results of a qualitative analysis of 79 primary and secondary API characters across the top films of 2019. Dino-ray Ramos, Forbes, 18 May 2021 Assessing a startup requires quantitative and qualitative analysis and a bit of precognition. Samarth Masson, Quartz India, 18 Sep. 2019 In 2011, Morningstar introduced a new rating system, analyst ratings, in which the firm’s analysts provide a more qualitative analysis of funds. Tom Mcginty, WSJ, 25 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of qualitative analysis

1842, in the meaning defined above

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“Qualitative analysis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/qualitative%20analysis. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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Medical Definition of qualitative analysis

: chemical analysis designed to identify the components of a substance or mixture


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