Quantity

Abbreviation Q
Definition

Property of a phenomenon, body, or substance, where the property has a magnitude that can be expressed as a number and a reference

Note: A reference can be a measurement unit

Scope Quantity is an actual property of an object existing in space and time.
Description Quantity is a parent concept to ordinal quantity that does not have a measurement unit and a different result type
Reference International Vocabulary of Metrology – Basic and General Concepts and Associated Terms (VIM 3rd edition)
JCGM 200:2012
  • property
    • quantity
    • nominal property