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quantum

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The plural of “quantum” is “quanta.”
quantum(
kwan
-
tuhm
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (physics)
a. el cuanto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A single quantum of electromagnetic radiation was detected for the first time in the 20th century.En el siglo XX, se detectó por primera vez un cuanto único de radiación electromagnética.
b. el quántum
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The physicists discussed the theoretical possibility of detecting a quantum of gravity.Los físicos analizaron la posibilidad teórica de detectar un quántum de gravedad.
2. (amount)
a. la cuantía
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The law establishes a minimum quantum of evidence required to convict a person.La ley establece una cuantía mínima de pruebas necesarias para condenar a una persona.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
3. (physics)
a. cuántico
The scientists are exploring the relationship between quantum magnetism and superconductivity.Los científicos están explorando la relación entre el magnetismo cuántico y la superconductividad.
4. (significant)
a. significativo
New technologies have enabled quantum growth in our industry.Las nuevas tecnologías han permitido un crecimiento significativo de nuestra industria.
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quantum
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (physics)
a. el cuanto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
2. (fig)
a.
quantum leappaso de gigante
quantum mechanicsmecánica cuántica
quantum theoryteoría cuántica
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quantum [ˈkwɒntəm]
noun
quanta (plural) cuanto (m); quantum (m)
modifier
quantum leap (n) salto (m) espectacular
quantum mechanics (n) mecánica (f) cuántica
quantum number (n) número (m) cuántico
quantum physics (n) física (f) cuántica
quantum theory (n) teoría (f) cuántica
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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