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Definition of quantity
noun (plural quantities)
1the amount or number of a material or immaterial thing not usually estimated by spatial measurement:the quantity and quality of the fruit can be controlled note down the sizes, colors, and quantities that you require a certain, usually specified, amount or number of something:a small quantity of food if taken in large quantities, the drug can result in liver failure
) a considerable number or amount of something:she was able to drink quantities of beer without degenerating into giggles many people like to buy in quantity
2 Phonetics the perceived length of a vowel sound or syllable. 3 Mathematics
& Physics a value or component that may be expressed in numbers.
the figure or symbol representing this.