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Unit 14 - Quantity


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abundant
(adj) existing or available in large quantities
ample
(adj) enough, and often more than you need
area
(n) 1. a place on the surface of something such as a part of your body 2. the amount of space that the surface of a place or shape covers
average
1. (adj) around a usual or ordinary level or standard 2. (adj) not very good 3. (adj) calculated by adding a group of numbers together and dividing the total by the amount of numbers 4. (n) the amount, level, standard, etc that is typical of a group of people or things 5. (n) an amount that is calculated by adding several numbers together and dividng the total by the original number of things you added together
batch
1. (n) a number of things or people that arrive or are dealt with at the same time 2. (v) to group things together
bulk
(n) 1. something that is very larger, wide and solid 2. the majority or largest part of something 3. if something is bought or sold in bulk, it is bought or sold in large quantities
considerable
(adj) large in size, amount or degree
countless
(adj) very many, especially more than you think is reasonable
dimension
(n) 1. a part of a situation, especially when it influences the way you think about the situation 2. length, height or width
diminish
(v) 1. to become less 2. to make something become less
equation
(n) 1. a statement in mathematics that two set of numbers or expressions are equal 2. all the different aspects that you have to consider in a situation
equidistant
(adj) at the same distance from two places
expand
(v) to become or make larger in size and fill more space
extent
(n) 1. the importance of a problem or situation 2. the degree to which something happens or is likely to happen 3. the size or area of seomthing
finite
(adj) existing only in limited numbers or amounts or continuing only for a limited time or distance
force
1. (n) physical strenth or violence 2. (n) the influence or powerful effect that someone has 3. (n) a power that makes an object move or changes the way it moves 4. (v) to make someone do something that they do not want to do, for example by using or threatening to use violence 5. (v) to use physical force to move something in a particular direction
fraction
(n) 1. a small part or amount of something 2. a division or part of a whole number, for example 1.2 or 3.4
heap
1. (n) a large pile o something, especially an untidy pile 2. (v) to make a big untidy pile of things
imbalance
(n) a situation in which the balance between two things is not equal or fair
immense
(adj) extremely large
intensity
(n) strength
magnitude
(n) great size, importance or effect
major
(adj) important, serious, large or great
mass
(n) 1. a large quantity or number 2. the amount of physical matter an object contains
meagre
(adj) smaller or less than you want or need
minor
(adj) not very important in comparison with people or things of the same type
minute
(adj) very small
multiple
1. (adj) involving or consisting of many people, things or parts 2. (n) a number that you can divide by a smaller number an exact number of times
proportion
(n) a quantity of something that is a part or share of the whole
quantify
(v) to measure or describe something as a quantity
rate
1. (n) the number of times something happens, or the number of examples of something within a particular period of time 2. (n) the speed at which something happens within a particular period of time 3. (v) to consider that someone or something has a particular quality or has achieved a particular standard or level
ratio
(n) a relationship between two thing expressed as two numbers or amounts
ration
1. (n) a limited amount of something, especially food, that you are allowed to have, for example when there is not much available or when someone else is controlling it 2. (v) to control the supply of something such as food so that people are allowed only a fixed amount
shrink
(v) to become or make something smaller in size
sufficient
(adj) as much as is needed
sum
(n) 1. an amount of money 2. a simple calculation
uneven
(adj) not regular in terms of size, length, quality or quantity
vast
(adj) extremely large
volume
(n) 1. an amount of something 2. the amount of space something takes or can be filled with
widespread
(adj) happening or existing in many places, or affecting many people
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