Definitions for: Quantification


[n] the act of discovering or expressing the quantity of something
[n] a limitation imposed on the variables of a proposition (as by the quantifiers `some' or `all' or `no')



Webster (1913) Definition: Quan`ti*fi*ca"tion, n. [See Quantity.]
Modification by a reference to quantity; the introduction of
the element of quantity.

The quantification of the predicate belongs in part to
Sir William Hamilton; viz., in its extension to
negative propositions. --De Quincey.

See Also: functional calculus, gradation, graduation, limitation, measure, measurement, measuring, mensuration, predicate calculus, restriction


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