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Princeton's WordNet

  1. quantum theory(noun)

    (physics) a physical theory that certain properties occur only in discrete amounts (quanta)


  1. quantum theory(Noun)

    A theory developed in early 20th century, according to which nuclear and radiation phenomena can be explained by assuming that energy only occurs in discrete amounts called quanta. In current usage quantum theory may refer to any or all of the following, depending on the context:


  1. Quantum Theory

    Quantum Theory, is a third-person shooter video game for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. It is developed by Team Tachyon and published by Tecmo. The game was released in September 2010. The game centers around two characters named Syd and Filena who must fight through a "living tower". The game features a cover system that constantly adds and removes cover.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Quantum Theory

    The theory that the radiation and absorption of energy take place in definite quantities called quanta (E) which vary in size and are defined by the equation E=hv in which h is Planck's constant and v is the frequency of the radiation.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of quantum theory in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of quantum theory in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Niels Henrik David Bohr:

    Anyone who is not shocked by quantum theory has not understood it.

  2. Erwin Schrodinger:

    If we are going to stick to this damned quantum-jumping, then I regret that I ever had anything to do with quantum theory.

  3. Sir William Bragg:

    God runs electromagnetics by wave theory on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, and the Devil runs them by quantum theory on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday.

  4. Antonin Artaud:

    But how is one to make a scientist understand that there is something unalterably deranged about differential calculus, quantum theory, or the obscene and so inanely liturgical ordeals of the precession of the equinoxes.

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