quantization means: the act of dividing into quanta or expressing in terms of quantum theory

quantize means: apply quantum theory to; restrict the number of possible values of (a quantity) or states of (a physical entity or system) so that certain variables can assume only certain discrete magnitudes that are integral multiples of a common factor

quantize means: approximate (a signal varying continuously in amplitude) by one whose amplitude is restricted to a prescribed set of discrete values

quantized means: of or relating to a quantum or capable of existing in only one of two states

quantong means: red Australian fruit; used for dessert or in jam

quantum means: (physics) the smallest discrete quantity of some physical property that a system can possess (according to quantum theory)

quantum means: a discrete amount of something that is analogous to the quantities in quantum theory

quantum chromodynamics means: a theory of strong interactions between elementary particles (including the interaction that binds protons and neutrons in the nucleus); it assumes that strongly interacting particles (hadrons) are made of quarks and that gluons bind the quarks together

quantum electrodynamics means: a relativistic quantum theory of the electromagnetic interactions of photons and electrons and muons

quantum field theory means: the branch of quantum physics that is concerned with the theory of fields; it was motivated by the question of how an atom radiates light as its electrons jump from excited states

abutment arch means: an arch supported by an abutment

angevin means: a resident of Anjou

antedate means: establish something as being earlier relative to something else

antedate means: be earlier in time; go back further

calligrapher means: someone skilled in penmanship

cxlv means: being five more than one hundred forty

delicious means: variety of sweet eating apples

delicious means: greatly pleasing or entertaining

delicious means: extremely pleasing to the sense of taste

disk space means: (computer science) the space available on a magnetic disk

electrical resistance means: a material's opposition to the flow of electric current; measured in ohms

eucalyptus means: a tree of the genus Eucalyptus

eucalyptus means: wood of any of various eucalyptus trees valued as timber

family polygalaceae means: trees, shrubs, and herbs widely distributed throughout both hemispheres

half-hardy means: (of plants) requiring protection from frost

jewish orthodoxy means: Jews who strictly observe the Mosaic law as interpreted in the Talmud

marasmus means: extreme malnutrition and emaciation (especially in children); can result from inadequate intake of food or from malabsorption or metabolic disorders

monocot means: a monocotyledonous flowering plant; the stem grows by deposits on its inside

rainbow cactus means: a stout cylindrical cactus of the southwest United States and adjacent Mexico

s.t.p. means: standard temperature and pressure

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