NOUN | cognition | quantum | a discrete amount of something that is analogous to the quantities in quantum theory |
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cognition | quantum | (physics) the smallest discrete quantity of some physical property that a system can possess (according to quantum theory) |

Sounds | kwaa'nahm; kwaa'ntahm | |
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Rhymes | abolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm... |

Meaning | A discrete amount of something that is analogous to the quantities in quantum theory. | |
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Broader | quantity | The concept that something has a magnitude and can be represented in mathematical expressions by a constant or a variable |

Catalan | quantitat, quàntum | |

Adjectives | quantal | of or relating to a quantum or capable of existing in only one of two states |

Meaning | (physics) the smallest discrete quantity of some physical property that a system can possess (according to quantum theory). | |
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Category | physics, natural philosophy | The science of matter and energy and their interactions |

Narrower | quasiparticle | A quantum of energy (in a crystal lattice or other system) that has position and momentum and can in some respects be regarded as a particle |

Broader | measure, quantity, amount | How much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify |

Spanish | cuanto | |

Catalan | quantum, quàntum | |

Adjectives | quantal, quantized | of or relating to a quantum or capable of existing in only one of two states |

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