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Noun: quantum (quanta) kwón-tum - 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)
Derived forms: quanta Type of: amount, measure, quantity Encyclopedia: Quantum |
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