Words starting with q

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Quantization

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

Meaning of Quantize

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

Meaning of Quantize

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

Meaning of Quantized

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

Meaning of Quantong

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

Meaning of Quantum

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

Meaning of Quantum

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

Meaning of Quantum chromodynamics

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

Meaning of Quantum electrodynamics

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

Meaning of Quantum field theory

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

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Abdominoplasty

abdominoplasty means: cosmetic surgery of the abdomen to remove wrinkles and tighten the skin over the stomach

Meaning of Amorous

amorous means: inclined toward or displaying love

Meaning of Amorous

amorous means: expressive of or exciting sexual love or romance

Meaning of Apologist

apologist means: a person who argues to defend or justify some policy or institution

Meaning of Arenaria

arenaria means: turnstones

Meaning of Arenaria

arenaria means: sandworts

Meaning of Atomistic theory

atomistic theory means: (chemistry) any theory in which all matter is composed of tiny discrete finite indivisible indestructible particles

Meaning of Basketball player

basketball player means: an athlete who plays basketball

Meaning of Blowzy

blowzy means: characteristic of or befitting a slut or slattern; used especially of women

Meaning of Dachshund

dachshund means: small long-bodied short-legged German breed of dog having a short sleek coat and long drooping ears; suited for following game into burrows

Meaning of Fairy-slipper

fairy-slipper means: rare north temperate bog orchid bearing a solitary white to pink flower marked with purple at the tip of an erect reddish stalk above 1 basal leaf

Meaning of Fibular vein

fibular vein means: accompany the peroneal arteries; arising in the heel and running up the back of the leg to join the posterior tibial veins of the popliteal vein

Meaning of Kiloton

kiloton means: a measure of explosive power (of an atomic weapon) equal to that of 1000 tons of TNT

Meaning of Kiloton

kiloton means: one thousand tons

Meaning of Lap-streak

lap-streak means: having overlapping hull planks

Meaning of Louis agassiz

louis agassiz means: United States naturalist (born in Switzerland) who studied fossil fish; recognized geological evidence that ice ages had occurred in North America (1807-1873)

Meaning of Pantheistic

pantheistic means: of or relating to pantheism

Meaning of Peewit

peewit means: small olive-colored woodland flycatchers of eastern North America

Meaning of Peewit

peewit means: large crested Old World plover having wattles and spurs

Meaning of Quartz lamp

quartz lamp means: a mercury-vapor lamp that is enclosed in a quartz container instead of a glass container

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