|1.||(Logic) The attribute of being so much, and not more or less; the property of being measurable, or capable of increase and decrease, multiplication and division; greatness; and more concretely, that which answers the question "How much?"; measure in regard to bulk or amount; determinate or comparative dimensions; measure; amount; bulk; extent; size.|
|2.||(Math.) That which can be increased, diminished, or measured; especially |
|3.||A determinate or estimated amount; a sum or bulk; a certain portion or part; sometimes, a considerable amount; a large portion, bulk, or sum; as, a medicine taken in quantities, that is, in large quantities.|
The quantity of extensive and curious information which he had picked up during many months of desultory, but not unprofitable, study.
|Noun||1.||quantity - how much there is of something that you can quantify|
|2.||quantity - an adequate or large amount; "he had a quantity of ammunition"|
|3.||quantity - something that has a magnitude and can be represented in mathematical expressions by a constant or a variable|
QUANTITY, pleading. That which is susceptible of measure.
2. It is a general rule that, when the declaration alleges an injury to goods and chattels, or any contract relating to them, their quantity should be stated. Gould on Pl. c. 4, Sec. 35. And in actions for the recovery of real estate, the quantity of the land should be specified. Bract. 431, a; 11 Co. 25 b, 55 a; Doct. Pl. 85, 86; 1 East, R. 441; 8 East, R. 357; 13 East, R. 102; Steph. Pl. 314, 315.