Quantum

The smallest discrete amount of any quantity (plural: quanta).

quantum

Latin, meaning: (+ gen.) as much of ... as.
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quantum

Latin, meaning: adv, regard to, as much as, the more, the greater
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quantum

Latin, meaning: how much?, how much!, as much as.
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quantum

[n] - (physics) the smallest quantity of some physical property that a system can possess (according to quantum theory)
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Quantum

The Latin term 'Quantum' means, in a UK legal context: 'how much, an amount'.
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Quantum

The smallest unit of a discrete property. For instance, the quantum of charge is the charge on the proton.
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quantum

quanta. A discrete packet of energy.
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quantum

Quantum is the smallest quantity of energy that can be emitted (or absorbed) in the form of electromagnetic radiation. Energy of a quantum (E) is equal to E = h·? where h is Planck constant and ? is the frequency of the radiation.
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quantum

Something which comes in discrete units. Eg, money is quantized (divided into units); it comes in quanta (divisions) of one cent.
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Quantum

The smallest physically realizable unit of something. A quantum of light has the special name of photon.
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Quantum

In a damages claim the amount to be determined by the court
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Quantum

How much, an amount
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Quantum

Monetary value of the action.
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Quantum

Quan'tum noun ; plural Quanta . [ Latin , neuter of quantus how great, how much. See Quantity ,] 1. Quantity; amount. 'Without authenticating . . . the quantum of the charges.' Burke. 2. (Math.) A definite portion of a manifoldness, l...
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quantum

<unit> The fundamental unit of electromagnetic energy. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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quantum

noun (physics) the smallest discrete quantity of some physical property that a system can possess (according to quantum theory)
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quantum

(kwahn´tәm) an elemental unit of energy; the amount emitted or absorbed at each step when energy is emitted or absorbed by atoms or molecules.
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Quantum

• (n.) Quantity; amount. • (n.) A definite portion of a manifoldness, limited by a mark or by a boundary.
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quantum

in physics, discrete natural unit, or packet, of energy, charge, angular momentum, or other physical property. Light, for example, appearing in some ... [24 related articles]
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quantum

quantum (s), quanta (pl) 1. Greatness, amount; a quantity or amount of anything. 2. In physics, the smallest discrete quantity of a physical property, e.g., electromagnetic radiation or angular momentum. 3. The smallest unit used to measure a physical property. 4. Also, as an adjective, sudden, dramatic, and significant (a quantum leap,...
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Quantum

[book] Quantum: Einstein, Bohr, and the Great Debate About the Nature of Reality is a science history book written by Manjit Kumar. ==Overview== He describes Einstein, Bohr and the `Great Debate about the Nature of Reality` that played out over a number of years, particularly at the Fifth Solvay International Conference on electrons and pho...
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Quantum

[Statistical programming language] Quantum is a software package and programming language for statistical survey data validation and manipulation and tabulation. Originally developed by Quantime to run on Unix systems, it was incorporated into SPSS Inc.`s SPSS MR product line after its acquisition of Quantime on September 1997. ...
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Quantum

[board game] == Rules == The game as marketed was played on a special rectangular board and several variants of the rules were possible. The variant described here uses an 8 by 8 board. Instead of taking enemy pieces as in chess, a player builds up vertically stacked pieces by moving onto enemy pieces. There are three types of piece: square...
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Quantum

[video game] Quantum is a color vector arcade game designed by General Computer Corp. for Atari Inc. in 1982. ==Gameplay== The premise of the game was related loosely to quantum physics in that the player directed a probe with a trackball to completely circle atomic `particles` for points, without touching various other particles. Once the ...
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