QUANTITAS (QUANTITY)

количество; мера субстанции; то, относительно чего мы отвечаем на вопрос «сколько»; то, благодаря чему телесные вещи поддаются измерению, могут расти или уменьшаться; может быть континуальным (непрерывным) как линия или любая величина, или дискретным (прерывным) как число или множество; допускает равенство или неравенство; увеличение или уменьшение. Вторая из десяти аристотелевских категорий. Ср. ADAEQUATIO, AEQUALITAS.


Латинский словарь средневековых философских терминов. . 1998.

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  • Quantity — • Interpretations of quantity as either a physical or theoretical abstraction Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Quantity     Quantity      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • quantity — (n.) early 14c., from O.Fr. quantite (Fr. quantité), from L. quantitatem (nom. quantitas, coined as a loan translation of Gk. posotes) relative greatness or extent, from quantus how much, from quam how, how much. Latin quantitas also is the… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Quantity — Quan ti*ty, n.; pl. {Quantities}. [F. quantite, L. quantitas, fr. quantus bow great, how much, akin to quam bow, E. how, who. See {Who}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The attribute of being so much, and not more or less; the property of being measurable, or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Quantity of estate — Quantity Quan ti*ty, n.; pl. {Quantities}. [F. quantite, L. quantitas, fr. quantus bow great, how much, akin to quam bow, E. how, who. See {Who}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The attribute of being so much, and not more or less; the property of being… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Quantity of matter — Quantity Quan ti*ty, n.; pl. {Quantities}. [F. quantite, L. quantitas, fr. quantus bow great, how much, akin to quam bow, E. how, who. See {Who}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The attribute of being so much, and not more or less; the property of being… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Quantity of motion — Quantity Quan ti*ty, n.; pl. {Quantities}. [F. quantite, L. quantitas, fr. quantus bow great, how much, akin to quam bow, E. how, who. See {Who}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The attribute of being so much, and not more or less; the property of being… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quantity — [kwänt′ə tē] n. pl. quantities [ME quantite < OFr < L quantitas < quantus, how great < quam, how, how much < IE interrogative base * kwo > WHO, WHAT] 1. an amount; portion 2. any indeterminate bulk, weight, or number 3. the… …   English World dictionary

  • quantitas — index quantity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • quantity — I noun abundance, aggregate, allotment, amount, amplitude, apportionment, batch, bulk, bunch, crowd, fullness, heap, host, large number, legion, lot, mass, measure, measurement, mess, muchness, multiplicity, multitude, multitudinousness, myriads …   Law dictionary

  • quantity — ► NOUN (pl. quantities) 1) a certain amount or number. 2) the property of something that is measurable in number, amount, size, or weight. 3) a considerable number or amount. ORIGIN Latin quantitas, from quantus how great, how much …   English terms dictionary

  • quantity — quan|ti|ty W2S3 [ˈkwɔntıti US ˈkwa:n ] n plural quantities [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: quantité, from Latin quantitas, from quantus how much ] 1.) [U and C] an amount of something that can be counted or measured quantity of ▪ The… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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