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relative quantity

Definitions of relative quantity
  1. noun
    a quantity relative to some purpose
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    enough, sufficiency
    an adequate quantity; a quantity that is large enough to achieve a purpose
    N, normality
    (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter
    absolute majority, majority
    (elections) more than half of the votes
    plurality, relative majority
    (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)
    aught, cipher, cypher, goose egg, nada, naught, nil, nix, nothing, null, zero, zilch, zip, zippo
    a quantity of no importance
    fill
    a quantity sufficient to satisfy
    nihil
    (Latin) nil; nothing (as used by a sheriff after an unsuccessful effort to serve a writ)
    type of:
    amount, measure, quantity
    how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
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