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quantum mechanics


quantum mechanics

noun pl but singular or pl in constr

Definition of QUANTUM MECHANICS

:  a theory of matter that is based on the concept of the possession of wave properties by elementary particles, that affords a mathematical interpretation of the structure and interactions of matter on the basis of these properties, and that incorporates within it quantum theory and the uncertainty principle—called also wave mechanics
quantum mechanical adjective
quantum mechanically adverb
March 04, 2015
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