Quantity of matter

in a body, its mass, as determined by its weight, or by its momentum under a given velocity.
- Wharton (Law Dict.

See also: Quantity

References in classic literature ?
with a strength proportion to the quantity of matter they contain --
Q1 - Jessica Brown Findlay In physics, which term represents the quantity of matter in a body?
Stephen Boughn from Haverford College in Pensylvannia and Tony Rothman from Princeton University in New Jersey highlighted the role played by Hasenohrl in establishing the proportionality between the energy (E) of a quantity of matter with its mass (m) in a cavity filled with radiation.
Regarding the first, briefly, the answer seems to be that the one unique, efficient, and total divine decree did in fact create for all time the principle of noncontradiction, the axioms of mathematics, the eternally conserved total quantity of matter and motion (about which, below), and the laws of nature.
I try to resume to an overview on the domain and estimation methods of the parameters for the human body segments; Mass is defined as "the quantity of matter composing an organism".
Mass is a quantity of matter [3], and the inertia of motion is solely dependent upon the mass.
There is, therefore, an enormous quantity of matter (water) that may be able to enter the hydrologic cycle through volcanism.
The objects are raising new questions about the structure of the solar system, the quantity of matter in the universe, the origins of comets and the nature of planets.
In the "Super Bowl of Size" the player with the most mass (the quantity of matter to be moved) has a heavy advantage.
The quantity of matter present is almost negligible.
In 1931, Austrian physicist Paul Ehrenfest observed that someone holding a piece of metal or stone should be "astonished that this quantity of matter should occupy so large a volume.
To take this last point first, the Alexandrian authors of the [Greek text omitted] seem to have invented most of the images they were rhetoricalizing;(17) the shield of Achilles has a quantity of matter represented on it unlike any shield that existed in Homeric times or could ever exist; and even Alberti, whom we might appeal to as an example of the professional artist writing theory, devotes much of his descriptive power in De Pictura to visual objects he has never seen and only knows about from other people's verbal accounts.