What does the word qualitative mean?

Usage examples for qualitative

  1. That this is only quantitative, not qualitative, he has already shown. – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  2. He had a copy of Fresenius's " Qualitative Analysis," into which he plunged with the ardor a small boy usually shows for nothing literary unless it has a yellow cover decorated with an Indian's head. – Inventors by Philip Gengembre Hubert
  3. Local motion can also be caused by the " virtus coeli" generating a new form, or through the qualitative change of alteration. – The Natural Philosophy of William Gilbert and His Predecessors by W. James King