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quake to shake, as from fear, coldness, or the like. [3 definitions]
Quaker a member of the Society of Friends.
Quaker meeting a religious meeting of Quakers, characterized by long periods of meditation and silent prayer.
quaking aspen a North American poplar, the small, roundish leaves of which tremble in even a slight breeze.
quaky inclined to shake or tremble.
qualification that which makes someone suitable for, or is required for, an activity, job, or the like. [5 definitions]
qualified having the required competency, qualities, or skills, esp. for a job. [2 definitions]
qualifier a person or thing that qualifies, esp. to participate in a competition. [2 definitions]
qualify to make eligible or competent, as for a job; certify as competent. [8 definitions]
qualitative of or concerning the nature or attributes of something, as opposed to its amount. (Cf. quantitative.)
qualitative analysis the chemical analysis of a compound or mixture to determine the elements and other ingredients of which it is composed.
quality a distinguishing feature or inherent characteristic; property or trait. [5 definitions]
quality circle any small group of workers in a factory or the like that meets regularly to discuss production improvements.
quality control a system by which to maintain a desired standard of quality in a product or process.
qualm a feeling of guilt, doubt, or misgiving. [2 definitions]
quandary a situation of uncertainty, puzzlement, or hesitation; dilemma.
quanta pl. of quantum.
quantifiable capable of being measured or counted, or of being conceived in terms of amount.
quantify to find or express the quantity of.
quantitative of, concerning, or capable of being measured or expressed as, a quantity. [2 definitions]
quantitative analysis the chemical analysis of a compound or mixture to determine by exact measurement the amounts and percentages of its constituents.