quantitative vs qualitative

quantitative qualitative

Definitions

  • 1) Of a measurement based on some quantity or number rather than on some quality
  • 2) chemistry Of a form of analysis that determines the amount of some element or compound in a sample
  • 3) Of, relating to, or susceptible of measurement.
  • 4) Of or relating to number or quantity.
  • 5) Expressed or expressible as a quantity.
  • 6) Of or relating to a metrical system based on the duration of syllables rather than on stress. Used especially of classical Greek and Latin verse.
  • 7) (Chem.) analysis which determines the amount or quantity of each ingredient of a substance, by weight or by volume; -- contrasted with qualitative analysis.
  • 8) Relating to quantity.
  • 9) relating to the measurement of quantity
  • 10) expressible as a quantity or relating to or susceptible of measurement
  • 11) (of verse) having a metric system based on relative duration of syllables

Definitions

  • 1) Something qualitative.
  • 2) chemistry of a form of analysis that yields the identity of a compound
  • 3) of descriptions or distinctions based on some quality rather than on some quantity
  • 4) Of, relating to, or concerning quality.
  • 5) (Chem.) analysis which merely determines the constituents of a substance without any regard to the quantity of each ingredient; -- contrasted with quantitative analysis.
  • 6) Relating to quality; having the character of quality.
  • 7) relating to or involving comparisons based on qualities
  • 8) involving distinctions based on qualities

Examples

  • 1) This provides the beginning of quantitative research.
  • 2) The minor and technical test should be both quantitative and qualitative.
  • 3) The experiment yields both quantitative and qualitative observations.
  • 4) The concept of cultural imperialism is dependent on qualitative and quantitative judgements.
  • 5) Coach education is the major focus and that comes in both qualitative and quantitative terms.
  • 6) But such polls are quantitative rather than qualitative.
  • 7) Governments can use quantitative easing to increase the amount of money in the economy.
  • 8) Another practical problem is that the use of quantitative measures can skew employee behaviors in counterproductive ways.
  • 9) He said that the original request for more extensive back history had come from a quantitative research team in one bank.
  • 10) But the difference is quantitative, not qualitative.
  • 11) To grasp the full import of switching, we must look at both its quantitative and qualitative aspects.
  • 12) Strictly speaking, it is easier to test hypotheses through the use of quantitative rather than qualitative measures.
  • 13) What distinguished the programming of the new corporation from that of the old company was a qualitative and quantitative change in its news broadcasts.
  • 14) The qualitative versus the quantitative.
  • 15) Though all experiences of loss have some factors in common, an important distinction must be made between quantitative and qualitative similarities.
  • 16) And other members of the committee are arguing for more imaginative use of quantitative easing as in the US.
  • 17) None of this means the hypothesis is false, he says; we simply need more quantitative research to prove the link.
  • 18) And the Fed chief dislikes the term "quantitative easing," a term that became associated with Japan's money-pumping efforts in the 2000s.
  • 19) The term "quantitative easing" refers to Fed efforts to stimulate financial markets by buying bonds, injecting fresh government money into the economy in the process.
  • 20) King also said that he personally dislikes the term "quantitative easing".
  • 21) Note: The term quantitative easing describes an extreme form of monetary policy used to stimulate an economy where interest rates are either at, or close to, zero.
  • 22) The term quantitative easing describes an extreme form of monetary policy used to stimulate an economy where interest rates are either at, or close to, zero.
  • 23) The term quantitative easing is often characterised as the Bank printing more money - with the permission of the Treasury - as the purchase of assets will be funded by the creation of new money.
  • 24) The central bank says it is not committing to what it calls quantitative or credit easing, but it does point out that the economy has deteriorated much more than it previously thought.
  • 25) ‘Yet this is in many ways a quantitative rather than a qualitative distinction.’
  • 26) ‘Evaluation may involve subjective and objective measures and qualitative and quantitative approaches.’
  • 27) ‘That may be appropriate, but using these qualitative data for quantitative statistics is fraught with difficulty.’
  • 28) ‘However, to formalize this we require quantitative measures of the similarity of trees.’
  • 29) ‘This assay is a highly quantitative and direct measure of antibody response to a specific antigen.’
  • 30) ‘Only a few exceptional quantitative measures such as aspect ratio, petal area and perimeter are presently available.’
  • 31) ‘Oxygen is able to embrittle beryllium, but there is no quantitative measure of the effect.’
  • 32) ‘The results are then added to each player's file and used as a quantitative measure of his current physical condition.’
  • 33) ‘The transformation of score values assigned to single cells resulted in a quantitative outcome measure for each proband.’
  • 34) ‘We were unable to find evidence of any benefit or detriment for the burden of carers as assessed by two quantitative measures.’
  • 35) ‘Measuring devices and a quantitative conceptual apparatus go together.’
  • 36) ‘This is particularly important, as the mapping is only as good as the quality of the quantitative phenotypic data.’
  • 37) ‘In other words, happiness cannot be measured on a quantitative scale in the same way voltage can be.’
  • 38) ‘Familiarity is a quantitative measure of the number of buyers familiar with the company.’
  • 39) ‘One of the few ways we have of doing so is through quantitative and qualitative research, and we have required that that be done.’
  • 40) ‘This triangulation of qualitative and quantitative data is one of the strengths of the book.’
  • 41) ‘This is not only a quantitative observation but a qualitative one too.’
  • 42) ‘A water medium can be used for all types of algae for qualitative and quantitative studies.’
  • 43) ‘Furthermore, polyclonal antibodies were used to assess quantitative and qualitative changes of the enzyme.’
  • 44) ‘To analyze the data we employed a combination of qualitative and simple quantitative techniques.’
  • 45) ‘Most critical studies evaluate Campion’s place in and contribution to the movement to create English quantitative verse.’
  • 46) ‘The rhythms of both Greek and Latin poetry are based on the quantitative length of syllables, not on stress accent as are English rhythms.’
  • 47) ‘Later European languages, in admiration of Greek and Roman poetry with their quantitative meters, have often tried to replicate the musical character of ancient verse.’

Examples

  • 1) The minor and technical test should be both quantitative and qualitative.
  • 2) They will emphasise the qualitative difference in taste between the organic and processed options.
  • 3) The variables used in qualitative research are likely to be nominal.
  • 4) The experiment yields both quantitative and qualitative observations.
  • 5) The facts this qualitative research may unearth can be worth their weight in gold.
  • 6) The concept of cultural imperialism is dependent on qualitative and quantitative judgements.
  • 7) Much important sociological research has been conducted with such qualitative concepts.
  • 8) Coach education is the major focus and that comes in both qualitative and quantitative terms.
  • 9) But such polls are quantitative rather than qualitative.
  • 10) But there is somewhat more to the notion of evolution than is implied by the idea of qualitative change.
  • 11) But a lifetime of qualitative research on my part has shown this to be far from universally the case.
  • 12) There will be other qualitative changes.
  • 13) There is an important qualitative difference between the work of composers such as these and composers who "arrange" folk melodies.
  • 14) What's the qualitative difference between naked and faked?
  • 15) So although the process may be gradual, there still appears to be genuine qualitative change.
  • 16) There is no qualitative difference between white-collar crime and any other sort of crime.
  • 17) Of course, qualitative changes are themselves the results of a series of prior quantitative changes.
  • 18) What distinguished the programming of the new corporation from that of the old company was a qualitative and quantitative change in its news broadcasts.
  • 19) A qualitative difference stands between the ministry and any other job.
  • 20) In qualitative research, it is often hard to determine whether or not the results are both valid and reliable.
  • 21) ‘Yet this is in many ways a quantitative rather than a qualitative distinction.’
  • 22) ‘Such a sense is qualitative rather than quantitative, specific rather than general.’
  • 23) ‘One way forward is to use qualitative measures of protection, a proposal that has been made previously.’
  • 24) ‘The difference between God and man must be qualitative, not merely quantitative.’
  • 25) ‘It not only compares the amount of knowledge they have but also deals with qualitative aspects of their lexical knowledge.’
  • 26) ‘This conference marked a qualitative step forward compared with the first solidarity conference four years ago.’
  • 27) ‘This, I believe, is indicative of a qualitative shift in the debate on reform.’
  • 28) ‘Four reports clearly described the use of qualitative research methods.’
  • 29) ‘This study was the first qualitative inquiry to describe and explain this type of phenomenon.’
  • 30) ‘In other words, there are qualitative differences in places; some are sacred, some are not.’
  • 31) ‘The value of qualitative methods in researching patient attitudes is well recognised.’
  • 32) ‘The tendency to demand purely qualitative descriptions of counterfactual situations has many sources.’
  • 33) ‘The majority of studies rely on survey research alone and there appears to be little qualitative work.’
  • 34) ‘Samson's is one of the best demonstrations that I have seen in a while of the value of long term, qualitative, and local research.’
  • 35) ‘The qualitative data collected illustrate the personal importance of these improvements to participants.’
  • 36) ‘In such a system there is no room for qualitative differences in people, their constitutions or the food products themselves.’
  • 37) ‘Girls in the qualitative study reported more troubled and unstable families than boys.’
  • 38) ‘Is there a qualitative difference in our relationship compared to that of the Germans and French?’
  • 39) ‘In essence, this student was required to defend the choice of a qualitative paradigm.’
  • 40) ‘Our systematic review provides an updated and elaborated qualitative analysis of available such trials.’
  • 41) ‘The first drawback of using a handful of qualitative descriptive adjectives instead of numbers is that we are limited to just that, a handful, perhaps 5 or so, before it becomes hard to manage..’
  • 42) ‘Only qualitative adjectives may be compared because only this type of adjective refers to qualities of objects which may vary in degrees.’
  • 43) ‘In this connection, the ability of an adjective to form degrees of comparison is usually taken as a formal sign of its qualitative character, in opposition to a relative adjective which is understood as incapable of forming degrees of comparison by definition.’
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