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

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Meaning of Academic costume

academic costume means: a costume worn on formal occasions by the faculty or students of a university or college

Meaning of Carphophis amoenus

carphophis amoenus means: small reddish wormlike snake of eastern United States

Meaning of Chug

chug means: the dull explosive noise made by an engine

Meaning of Chug

chug means: make a dull, explosive sound

Meaning of Cleavable

cleavable means: capable of being cleaved

Meaning of Dipsacus sativus

dipsacus sativus means: similar to the common teasel and similarly used; widespread in Europe and North Africa and western Asia; naturalized in United States

Meaning of First baron lytton

first baron lytton means: English writer of historical romances (1803-1873)

Meaning of Genus myotis

genus myotis means: largest and most widely distributed genus of bats

Meaning of Glutamate

glutamate means: a salt or ester of glutamic acid

Meaning of Governed

governed means: the body of people who are citizens of a particular government

Meaning of Lesser omentum

lesser omentum means: a part of the peritoneum attached to the stomach and liver and supporting the hepatic vessels

Meaning of Mediterranean anchovy

mediterranean anchovy means: esteemed for its flavor; usually preserved or used for sauces and relishes

Meaning of Scrutinize

scrutinize means: examine carefully for accuracy with the intent of verification

Meaning of Scrutinize

scrutinize means: to look at critically or searchingly, or in minute detail

Meaning of Slicked

slicked means: (of hair) made smooth by applying a sticky or glossy substance

Meaning of Surgical seam

surgical seam means: a seam used in surgery

Meaning of Sweeper

sweeper means: little-known nocturnal fish of warm shallow seas with an oblong compressed body

Meaning of Sweeper

sweeper means: a cleaning implement with revolving brushes that pick up dirt as the implement is pushed over a carpet

Meaning of Sweeper

sweeper means: an employee who sweeps (floors or streets etc.)

Meaning of Town crier

town crier means: (formerly) an official who made public announcements

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