HyperDic: quantum_jump

English > 2 senses of the expression quantum jump:
NOUNeventquantum jump(physics) an abrupt transition of an electron or atom or molecule from one quantum state to another with the emission or absorption of a quantum
eventquantum jump, quantum leapa sudden large increase / increase / increase or advance
English > quantum jump: 2 senses > noun 1, event
Meaning(physics) an abrupt transition of an electron or atom or molecule from one quantum state to another with the emission or absorption of a quantum.
Categoryphysics, natural philosophyThe science of matter and energy and their interactions
Broaderleap, jump, saltationAn abrupt transition
English > quantum jump: 2 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningA sudden large increase / increase / increase or advance.
Synonymquantum leap
Broaderjump, leapA sudden and decisive increase / increase / increase

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