Arbitrary quantity

(Math.) one to which any value can be assigned at pleasure.

See also: Arbitrary

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Setting some arbitrary quantity of drugs is no way to find out if someone is a dealer.
"The problem was that we assumed we could release empty vehicles in some arbitrary quantity. Sometimes that number coincided with the number of bags waiting, but sometimes it didn't."

Full browser ?