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quantumnoun [C]

uk   /ˈkwɒn.təm/  us   /ˈkwɑːn.t̬əm/ (plural quanta ) specialized
the ​smallestamount or ​unit of something, ​especiallyenergy: quantum ​theory
(Definition of quantum from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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quantumnoun [C]

 /ˈkwɑn·təm/ (plural quanta  /ˈkwɑn·tə/ )
physics the ​smallestamount of ​energy that can be ​measured
(Definition of quantum from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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quantumnoun [C, usually singular]

uk   us   /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 ​oilproductionincreased to 16.10 million ​barrels from 15.84 million ​barrels last ​year.
(Definition of quantum from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “quantum”
in Spanish cantidad…
in Vietnamese lượng tử…
in Malaysian kuantum…
in Thai หน่วยเล็กสุด, ควอนตัม…
in Chinese (Simplified) 量子…
in Indonesian kuantum…
in Chinese (Traditional) 量子…
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