n.1.Quantity; amount.
2.(Math.) A definite portion of a manifoldness, limited by a mark or by a boundary.
Quantum meruit
(Law) a count in an action grounded on a promise that the defendant would pay to the plaintiff for his service as much as he should deserve.
Quantum sufficit
(Med.) a sufficient quantity; - abbreviated q. s. in pharmacy.
Quantum valebat
(Law) a count in an action to recover of the defendant, for goods sold, as much as they were worth.
- Blackstone.
Noun1.quantum - a discrete amount of something that is analogous to the quantum in quantum theory
2.quantum - (physics) the smallest discrete quantity of some physical property that a system can possess (according to quantum theory)
quantum - time slice
ASA scale, British candle, Hefner candle, Scheiner scale, aggregate, allotment, allowance, amount, amplitude, apportionment, atomerg, big end, bigger half, bit, bite, bougie decimale, budget, bulk, calorie, candle, candle lumen, candle power, candle-foot, candle-hour, candle-meter, chunk, commission, contingent, cut, deal, decimal candle, destiny, dinamode, dividend, dole, dyne, end, energid, equal share, erg, exposure meter, extent, fate, flux, foot-candle, foot-pound, force, half, halver, helping, horsepower-hour, horsepower-year, intensity, interest, international candle, joule, kilogram-meter, kilowatt-hour, lamp-hour, light, light meter, light quantum, lot, lumen, lumen meter, lumen-hour, lumeter, luminous flux, luminous intensity, luminous power, lux, magnitude, mass, matter, measure, measurement, meed, mess, modicum, moiety, numbers, part, percentage, photon, piece, portion, proportion, quantity, quota, rake-off, ration, segment, share, slice, small share, stake, stock, strength, substance, sum, total, unit of flux, unit of light, whole
quantitative relation
Quantity of action
Quantity of estate
Quantity of matter
Quantity of motion
quantity unit
-- Quantum --
quantum bogodynamics
quantum cell
quantum cell wire
quantum chromodynamics
quantum computer
quantum computing
Quantum damnificatus
quantum dot
quantum electrodynamics
quantum field theory
quantum jump
quantum leap
quantum mechanics
Quantum meruit
quantum physics
Quantum sufficit
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