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- quantum (n.)
- 1610s, "one's share or portion," from Latin quantum (plural quanta) "as much as, so much as; how much? how far? how great an extent?" neuter singular of correlative pronominal adjective quantus "as much" (see quantity). Introduced in physics directly from Latin by Max Planck, 1900; reinforced by Einstein, 1905. Quantum theory is from 1912; quantum mechanics, 1922; quantum jump is first recorded 1954; quantum leap, 1963, often figurative.
- 1. The scale of migration took a quantum leap in the early 1970s.
- 2. Both quantum mechanics and chaos theory suggest a world constantly in flux.
- 3. The vaccine represents a quantum leap in healthcare.
- 4. Each person receives his proper quantum.
- 5. His mind moves in quantum leaps, manipulating ideas and jumping on to new ones as soon as he can.
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