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|Noun||1.||indefinite quantity - an estimated quantity|
quantity, measure, amount - how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
gain, increase, addition - a quantity that is added; "there was an addition to property taxes this year"; "they recorded the cattle's gain in weight over a period of weeks"
bag - the quantity of game taken in a particular period (usually by one person); "his bag included two deer"
breakage - the quantity broken; "the total breakage was huge"
capacity - (computer science) the amount of information (in bytes) that can be stored on a disk drive; "the capacity of a hard disk drive is usually expressed in megabytes"
fudge factor, correction - a quantity that is added or subtracted in order to increase the accuracy of a scientific measure
containerful - the quantity that a container will hold
pace, step, stride, footstep - the distance covered by a step; "he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig"
headspace - the volume left at the top of a filled container (bottle or jar or tin) before sealing
large indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity - an indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude
limitation, limit - the greatest amount of something that is possible or allowed; "there are limits on the amount you can bet"; "it is growing rapidly with no limitation in sight"
limit point, point of accumulation, limit - the mathematical value toward which a function goes as the independent variable approaches infinity
output, yield, production - the quantity of something (as a commodity) that is created (usually within a given period of time); "production was up in the second quarter"
neighborhood, region - the approximate amount of something (usually used prepositionally as in `in the region of'); "it was going to take in the region of two or three months to finish the job"; "the price is in the neighborhood of $100"
outage - the amount of something (as whiskey or oil) lost in storage or transportation
reserve - (medicine) potential capacity to respond in order to maintain vital functions
run - the production achieved during a continuous period of operation (of a machine or factory etc.); "a daily run of 100,000 gallons of paint"
small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity - an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude
spillage - the amount that has spilled
spoilage - the amount that has spoiled
tankage - the quantity contained in (or the capacity of) a tank or tanks
ullage - the amount that a container (as a wine bottle or tank) lacks of being full
top-up - an amount needed to restore something to its former level
worth - an indefinite quantity of something having a specified value; "10 dollars worth of gasoline"
skinful - a quantity of alcoholic drink sufficient to make you drunk; "someone had to drive me home last night because I had a skinful"
dosage, dose - the quantity of an active agent (substance or radiation) taken in or absorbed at any one time
load - an amount of alcohol sufficient to intoxicate; "he got a load on and started a brawl"
load, loading - a quantity that can be processed or transported at one time; "the system broke down under excessive loads"
precipitation - the quantity of water falling to earth at a specific place within a specified period of time; "the storm brought several inches of precipitation"
supply - an amount of something available for use