relative quantity

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Noun1.relative quantity - a quantity relative to some purpose
quantity, measure, amount - how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
enough, sufficiency - an adequate quantity; a quantity that is large enough to achieve a purpose; "enough is as good as a feast"; "there is more than a sufficiency of lawyers in this country"
normality, N - (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter
absolute majority, majority - (elections) more than half of the votes
relative majority, plurality - (in an election with more than 2 options) the number of votes for the candidate or party receiving the greatest number (but less that half of the votes)
goose egg, nada, naught, nil, nix, nothing, null, zero, zilch, zip, zippo, aught, cypher, cipher - a quantity of no importance; "it looked like nothing I had ever seen before"; "reduced to nil all the work we had done"; "we racked up a pathetic goose egg"; "it was all for naught"; "I didn't hear zilch about it"
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In other words, the overall jump in the OER weight in December 1986 reflects a considerable increase in the relative quantity of OER, an increase that began in the 1970s.
2]) was used as a measure of the individual regression models' ability to predict the dependent variable (relative quantity), and it shows how much of the variance in relative quantity is explained by the model.
In Western blotting, the determination of relative quantity of rE7, rNT-gp96 and rCT-gp96 bands showed considerable difference between patient and control serum samples.
Second, it reflects increases in both the relative price and relative quantity of services to commodities.

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