quantum - definition in the Business English Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “quantum”

See all translations

quantum

noun [C, usually singular]
 
 
/ˈkwɒntəm/ formal
an amount of something: quantum of sth Earnings depend on the quantum of work done by you. During this period, the quantum of oil production increased to 16.10 million barrels from 15.84 million barrels last year.
Translations of “quantum”
in Vietnamese lượng tử…
in Spanish cantidad…
in Thai หน่วยเล็กสุด, ควอนตัม…
in Malaysian kuantum…
in Chinese (Traditional) 量子…
in Indonesian kuantum…
in Chinese (Simplified) 量子…
(Definition of quantum from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of quantum?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Business English definitions for “quantum”

Definitions of “quantum” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

cup tie

a game between two teams trying to win a cup (= prize), especially in football

Word of the Day

What’s All The Commotion About? (Words to describe sounds)

by Kate Woodford,
May 20, 2015
​​​ In this post we look at a range of words and phrases that we use to describe noise and the absence of noise. Starting with complete quiet, we sometimes use the noun hush to describe silence: A hush fell over the room as the bride walked in./There was a deathly hush (=complete

Read More 

ancestral health noun

May 25, 2015
diet based on the presumed diet of our Palaeolithic ancestors ‘Ancestral health,’ to use a term popular among Paleo followers, has gone mass.

Read More