What does abundance mean?

abundance meaning in General Dictionary

An overflowing fullness ample sufficiency great lots profusion copious supply superfluity wide range purely appropriate to quantity just but often used of number

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  • (physics) the ratio of few atoms of a specific isotope of a feature to the final number of isotopes present
  • (chemistry) the ratio associated with complete size of a component within the planet's crust to the complete size of the planet's crust; expressed as a portion or in components per million
  • the house of a far more than adequate quantity or offer
  • An overflowing fullness; sufficient sufficiency; great lots; profusion; copious offer; superfluity; wealth: -- strictly appropriate to amount only, but often used of number.

abundance meaning in Etymology Dictionary

mid-14c., from Old French abondance and straight from Latin abundantia "fullness, lots," noun of condition from abundantem (nominative abundans), present participle of abundare "to overflow" (see abound).


abundance meaning in Veterinary Dictionary

how many pets per product area. ex: five horses per square acre.


abundance meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) An overflowing fullness; sufficient sufficiency; great lots; profusion; copious offer; superfluity; wide range: -- purely applicable to volume only, but often used of quantity.


Sentence Examples with the word abundance

It was found in some abundance at the end of the 18th century in the copper mines of the St Day district in Cornwall, and has since been found at a few other localities, for example, at Konigsberg near Schemnitz in Hungary, and in the Tintic district in Utah.

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