amount amount  /ə ˈmaʊnt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a quantity of money
  2. (n) the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion
  3. (n) how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
  4. (n) a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers
  5. (v) be tantamount or equivalent to
  6. (v) add up in number or quantity
  7. (v) develop into

Usage(s):

  1. But the ideal amount of sleep for different health measures isn't all in the same place.
  2. Color crazed: Some kids got revved up after consuming the amount of food dye contained in two 2-oz.
  3. And 12% of patients had gotten more than twice that amount 100 mSv or more.

News

  1. The Amount Of Energy Created From Solar This Year Is Way Ahead Of Last Year [CHART]

    We're also already 10% into the total amount generated for all of 2012 — and we're not even in the sunniest parts of the year. Here's the chart. This year's on pace to set new records:
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Business Insider

  2. Amount of dust blown across the Western U.S. is increasing

    The amount of dust being blown across the landscape has increased over the last 17 years in large swaths of the West, according to a new study.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  3. Amount of dust blown across the West is increasing, says CU-Boulder study

    ( University of Colorado at Boulder ) The amount of dust being blown across the landscape has increased over the last 17 years in large swaths of the West, according to a new study led by the University of Colorado Boulder.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

Quotes

  1. "It is with a great amount of shame that I stand before you and tell you that I have betrayed your trust," Jones told reporters outside court, addressing her fans and family.
    on Oct 5, 2007 By: Marion Jones Source: Reuters

  2. "I must also say that I was shocked to see all of the attention devoted to the amount of time I would spend in jail for what I had done by the media, public and city officials," Hilton said in the Saturday statement. "I would hope going...
    on Jun 9, 2007 By: Paris Hilton Source: CNN

  3. "You see the amount of these [sovereign bond purchasing] operations, of this programme, and we have the feeling -- but we will continue to observe it with great attention -- that what is needed in terms of the level of interventions on our part has...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Jean-Claude Trichet Source: Market News International

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