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quan·tum  audio  (kwntm) KEY 

NOUN:
pl. quan·ta  (-t) KEY 
  1. A quantity or amount.
  2. A specified portion.
  3. Something that can be counted or measured.
  4. Physics
    1. The smallest amount of a physical quantity that can exist independently, especially a discrete quantity of electromagnetic radiation.
    2. This amount of energy regarded as a unit.
ADJECTIVE:
Relating to or based upon quantum mechanics.

ETYMOLOGY:
Latin, from neuter of quantus, how great ; see quantity


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