light quantum

noun

Definition of light quantum

: photon especially : one of luminous radiation

First Known Use of light quantum

1910, in the meaning defined above

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“Light quantum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/light%20quantum. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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