Words starting with q

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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

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Meaning of Accumulated

accumulated means: periodically accumulated over time

Meaning of Angelique

angelique means: any of various tall and stout herbs of the genus Angelica having pinnately compound leaves and small white or greenish flowers in compound umbels

Meaning of Appropriable

appropriable means: that can be appropriated

Meaning of Avena fatua

avena fatua means: common in meadows and pastures

Meaning of Cirrocumulus

cirrocumulus means: a cloud at a high altitude consisting of a series of regularly arranged small clouds resembling ripples

Meaning of Clotheshorse

clotheshorse means: a framework on which to hang clothes (as for drying)

Meaning of Clotheshorse

clotheshorse means: a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance

Meaning of Dead-man's float

dead-man's float means: a floating position with the face down and arms stretched forward

Meaning of Flood out

flood out means: charge someone with too many tasks

Meaning of Headpiece

headpiece means: a protective helmet for the head

Meaning of Headpiece

headpiece means: the band that is the part of a bridle that fits around a horse's head

Meaning of Hot tub

hot tub means: a very large tub (large enough for more than one bather) filled with hot water

Meaning of Know-how

know-how means: the (technical) knowledge and skill required to do something

Meaning of Lagend

lagend means: goods (or wreckage) on the sea bed that is attached to a buoy so that it can be recovered

Meaning of Morgantown

morgantown means: a city in northern West Virginia on the Monongahela river near the Pennsylvania border; site of the University of West Virginia

Meaning of Order chelonethida

order chelonethida means: false scorpions

Meaning of Overprotection

overprotection means: excessive protection

Meaning of Reading room

reading room means: a room set aside for reading

Meaning of Retired person

retired person means: someone who has retired from active working

Meaning of Savings bank trust

savings bank trust means: a savings account deposited by someone who makes themselves the trustee for a beneficiary and who controls it during their lifetime; afterward the balance is payable to the previously named beneficiary

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