HyperDic: quantum_theory

English > 1 sense of the expression quantum theory:
NOUNcognitionquantum theory(physics) a physical theory that certain properties occur only in discrete amounts (quanta)
English > quantum theory: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
Meaning(physics) a physical theory that certain properties occur only in discrete amounts (quanta).
Category ofuncertainty principle, indeterminacy principle(quantum theory) the theory that it is impossible to measure both energy and time (or position and momentum) completely accurately at the same time
Categoryphysics, natural philosophyThe science of matter and energy and their interactions
Broaderscientific theoryA theory that explains scientific observations
Spanishteoría de los quanta

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