quantum theory

noun

Definition of quantum theory

  1. 1 :  a theory in physics based on the concept of the subdivision of radiant energy into finite quanta and applied to numerous processes involving transference or transformation of energy in an atomic or molecular scale

  2. 2 :  quantum mechanics

1912

First Known Use of quantum theory

1912


QUANTUM THEORY Defined for English Language Learners

quantum theory

noun

Definition of quantum theory for English Language Learners

  • physics : a theory in physics that is based on the idea that energy (such as light) is made of small separate units of energy


Medical Dictionary

quantum theory

noun

Medical Definition of quantum theory

  1. :  a theory in physics based on the concept of the subdivision of radiant energy into finite quanta and applied to numerous processes involving transference or transformation of energy in an atomic or molecular scale



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