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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 quan·tum /ˈkwɑntəm/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 quan·tum /ˈkwɑntəm/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 量子; 量程; 時間片( 分時系統用 )

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Quan·tum n.; pl. Quanta
 1. Quantity; amount. “Without authenticating . . . the quantum of the charges.”
 2. Math. A definite portion of a manifoldness, limited by a mark or by a boundary.
 Quantum meruit [L., as much as he merited] 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 or Quantum suff.  [L., as much suffices] Med., a sufficient quantity; -- abbreviated  q. s. in pharmacy.
 Quantum valebat [L., as much at it was worth] Law, a count in an action to recover of the defendant, for goods sold, as much as they were worth.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a discrete amount of something that is analogous to the
           quantum in quantum theory
      2: (physics) the smallest discrete quantity of some physical
         property that a system can possess (according to quantum
      [also: quanta (pl)]