indefinite quantity


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Noun1.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"
catch, haul - the quantity that was caught; "the catch was only 10 fish"
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
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Additional Description The Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG) invites sealed bids for four (4) ezIQCA (EZ Indefinite Quantity Construction) contracts for use by Members of the Capitol Region Purchasing Council, a program of CRCOG.