quan·​ti·​fi·​ca·​tion | \ ˌkwän-tə-fə-ˈkā-shən How to pronounce quantification (audio) \

Definition of quantification

: the operation of quantifying

Other Words from quantification

quantificational \ ˌkwän-​tə-​fə-​ˈkā-​shnəl How to pronounce quantification (audio) , -​shə-​nᵊl \ adjective
quantificationally adverb

Examples of quantification in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While this is great for one person, the other person already knows plenty and would rather learn about the quantification side of marketing. Michael White, Forbes, 5 July 2022 For years, our team at CleanBay Renewables has focused on the modeling, quantification and verification process for reducing nitrous oxide (N2O) emissions. Thomas Spangler, Forbes, 1 July 2022 One of the most important developments in the study of racial inequality has been the quantification of the importance of pre-market skills in explaining differences in labor market outcomes between Black and white workers. Roland Fryer, Fortune, 20 June 2022 With expansion to additional sites underway, NWSS provides technical assistance in sample collection and SARS-CoV-2 viral quantification, and access to a data analytics platform. Aparna Keshaviah, STAT, 13 June 2022 Among other reasons, gasoline evaporates faster, which makes quantification of gasoline difficult. Elana Scherr, Car and Driver, 4 June 2022 Congress should also demand clarification of how fee waivers are processed, and quantification of the delay in processing due to applying for a fee waiver. Jill Goldenziel, Forbes, 8 Oct. 2021 In some ways, risk quantification is a science: Its building blocks are statistics, math and software systems. Bruce Dahlgren, Forbes, 25 Jan. 2022 Daniel Biss, a mathematician who appreciates how quantification can veer into absurdity. Joe Pinsker, The Atlantic, 13 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of quantification

circa 1840, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of quantification was circa 1840

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“Quantification.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quantification. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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