quantum

Definitions:

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  • The smallest amount of a physical quantity that can exist independently, especially a discrete quantity of electromagnetic radiation.
  • This amount of energy regarded as a unit.
  • A quantity or amount.
  • A specified portion.
  • Something that can be counted or measured.
  • A unit of acetylcholine, released at the synaptic cleft of a neuromuscular junction.
  • Relating to or based upon quantum theory.
  • That which has quantity; a concrete quantity.
  • A prescribed, proper, or sufficient amount.
  • Quantity; amount.
  • A definite portion of a manifoldness, limited by a mark or by a boundary.
  • a count in an action grounded on a promise that the defendant would pay to the plaintiff for his service as much as he should deserve.
  • a sufficient quantity; -- abbreviated <altname>q. s.</altname> in pharmacy.
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  • a count in an action to recover of the defendant, for goods sold, as much as they were worth.
  • Of a change, <xref>sudden</xref> or <xref>discrete</xref>, without intermediate stages.
  • Of a change, <xref>significant</xref>.
  • Involving <xref>quanta</xref>
  • Relating to a <xref>quantum computer</xref>
  • a discrete amount of something that is analogous to the quantities in quantum theory
  • (physics) the smallest discrete quantity of some physical property that a system can possess (according to quantum theory)
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