quantifier

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EtymologyEdit

quantify +‎ -er

NounEdit

quantifier (plural quantifiers)

  1. (grammar) A word, such as all or many, that expresses a quantity
  2. (logic) An operator, such as the universal quantifier (written as ) or the existential quantifier (), used in predicate calculus to indicate the degree that predicate is true for a specified set.
  3. (computing) A symbol or symbols in a regular expression indicating the number of characters to be matched.

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EtymologyEdit

From English quantify.

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VerbEdit

quantifier

  1. to quantify

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Last modified on 11 April 2014, at 20:12