Translation of "quantum" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈkwɒn.təm/ us /ˈkwɑːn.t̬əm/ plural quanta specialized

the smallest amount or unit of something, especially energy

cuanto, cuantio
quantum theory

(Translation of “quantum” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈkwontəm/ (plural quanta)

(physics) the smallest amount of a physical quantity, such as energy, that can exist independently, or this amount used as a unit of measurement

The amount of energy given off is measured in quanta.

(Translation of “quantum” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)