Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary


Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of QUALITATIVE

Pronunciation:  'kwâli`teytiv

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  involving distinctions based on qualities; "qualitative change"; "qualitative data"; "qualitative analysis determines the chemical constituents of a substance or mixture"
  2. [adj]  relating to or involving comparisons based on qualities
 

QUALITATIVE is a 11 letter word that starts with Q.

 

 Antonyms: quantitative
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Qual"i*ta*tive\, a. [Cf. LL. gualitativus, F.
qualitatif.]
Relating to quality; having the character of quality. --
{Qual"i*ta*tive*ly}, adv.

{Qualitative analysis} (Chem.), analysis which merely
   determines the constituents of a substance without any
   regard to the quantity of each ingredient; -- contrasted
   with quantitative analysis.

 

 

COPYRIGHT © 2000-2013 HYPERDICTIONARY.COM HOME | ABOUT HYPERDICTIONARY