Quantitative Genetics

Science / Marine Biology / Quantitative Genetics: The study of the genetic basis of traits, usually explained in terms of the interaction of a group of genes with the environment

Quantitative Metre

Life Style / Poetry / Quantitative Metre: Lines whose rhythm depends on the duration or length of time a line takes to utter. That duration depends on whether a syllable is long or short. Edmund spenser's 'iambicum trimetrum' is an example of MORE

Quantitative Meter

Entertainment / Literature / Quantitative Meter: Meter that relies not on the alternation of heavily stressed or lightly stressed syllables, but rather on the alternation of 'long syllables' and 'short syllables' (i.e., syllables categorized accordi MORE

Quantitative Precipitation Forecast (QPF)

Science / Weather / Quantitative Precipitation Forecast (QPF): A forecast of rainfall, snowfall or liquid equivalent of snowfall. MORE

Quantitative Research

Business / Finance / Quantitative Research: Use of advanced econometric and mathematical valuation models to identify the firms with the best possible prospectives. Antithesis of qualitative research. MORE

Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationship

Science / Chemistry / Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationship: A mathematical connection between chemical structure and biological activity, established by statistical analysis or pattern recognition techniques. MORE

Quantitative Restrictions

Business / Agriculture / Quantitative Restrictions: Quantitative restrictions are limitations on the quantity or value of a product that may be permitted to enter a country. They are probably the most familiar of the nontariff barriers and include quot MORE