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English noun: quantum

1. quantum (cognition) a discrete amount of something that is analogous to the quantities in quantum theory

Broader (hypernym)quantity

2. quantum (cognition) (physics) the smallest discrete quantity of some physical property that a system can possess (according to quantum theory)

Broader (hypernym)amount, measure, quantity

Narrower (hyponym)quasiparticle

Domain categorynatural philosophy, physics

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