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Amount

Any number or value. For example, if one's net worth is $4 million, the amount of the net worth is $4 million.
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He now simply said, "Well, my friends, what quantity of powder do you propose?
Nevertheless," said the president, "I hold to that quantity of powder.
The thing is very simple; we must reduce this enormous quantity of powder, while preserving to it its mechanical power.
500 pounds of cotton into twenty-seven cubic feet, the whole quantity will not occupy a height of more than 180 feet within the bore of the Columbiad.
Finding my first seed did not grow, which I easily imagined was by the drought, I sought for a moister piece of ground to make another trial in, and I dug up a piece of ground near my new bower, and sowed the rest of my seed in February, a little before the vernal equinox; and this having the rainy months of March and April to water it, sprung up very pleasantly, and yielded a very good crop; but having part of the seed left only, and not daring to sow all that I had, I had but a small quantity at last, my whole crop not amounting to above half a peck of each kind.
These I set up to dry within my circle or hedge, and when they were fit for use I carried them to my cave; and here, during the next season, I employed myself in making, as well as I could, a great many baskets, both to carry earth or to carry or lay up anything, as I had occasion; and though I did not finish them very handsomely, yet I made them sufficiently serviceable for my purpose; thus, afterwards, I took care never to be without them; and as my wicker-ware decayed, I made more, especially strong, deep baskets to place my corn in, instead of sacks, when I should come to have any quantity of it.
FLINTSHIRE Cannabis (herbal) Quantity 456 including wraps/bags/reefers from 289 seizures Cannabis (resin/oil) Quantity 45 including bags/wraps/reefers.
Materials were evaluated by identifying the current disposal practice, quantity generated, availability of recycling resources/options and potential for recycling implementation.
Many Developers are aware of the Erosion and Sediment Control component of the SWPPP; however, some have been caught off-guard with the second and third components of the SWPPP--permanent Water Quality and Quantity Controls--and how they apply to urban projects.
In addition, while the market-determined product price equals marginal cost at the profit-maximizing quantity of output for a ppt, the market-determined wage equals marginal revenue product at the profit-maximizing amount of labor for a rpt, with the logic of marginal reasoning behind these results quite similar for either decision.
Most major system program managers have been told (or assume) that LRIP quantity is 10 percent of the production quantity.
The extent to which the reign of quantity has gripped us today is reflected by the fact that instead of treating it as malaise, it is made into a virtue, as if this multiplicity was a crowning achievement of humanity.