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Meaning of QUANTUM JUMP

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a sudden large increase or advance; "this may not insure success but it will represent a quantum leap from last summer"
  2. [n]  (physics) an abrupt transition of an electron or atom or molecule from one quantum state to another with the emission or absorption of a quantum
 
 Synonyms: quantum leap
 
 See Also: jump, leap, saltation

 

 

 

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