quantitate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from quantitative.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈkwɒn.tɪ.teɪt/
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Verb[edit]

quantitate (third-person singular simple present quantitates, present participle quantitating, simple past and past participle quantitated)

  1. (transitive) To measure the quantity of, especially with high accuracy and taking uncertainty into account, as in quantitative analysis.
    • 2012, K.H. Nierhaus, F. Franceschi, A.R. Subramanian, The Translational Apparatus: Structure, Function, Regulation, Evolution, page 198:
      Lastly, a "toeprint" of 30S subunits bound to T4 gene 32 mRNA has been observed with MMLV reverse transcriptase; while the experiment has not been quantitated, appearance of a signal at a subunit concentration of 0.02 μM is consistent with a binding constant on the order of 107 M-1 (Hartz et al., 1991).

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Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

quantitate (plural quantitates)

  1. quantity

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

quantitāte

  1. ablative singular of quantitās