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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (physics) the smallest discrete amount of some physical property that a system can possess, based on a theory.

Usage examples (38)
  • Satar is ready to make what he calls a quantum leap.
  • Now, that is what you call a quantum leap ahead in performance!
  • At least, what they called quantum physics back then, even though they had no idea that—
  • When the electrons in Petta's experiment are in what he calls their quantum state, they are for more
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