
[verb] To express something in terms of a number value, measurement, or amount.

[verb] The application of only certain, specific values to systems, thus allowing only certain, discrete magnitudes to be associated with them.
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 Atomic Theory II
 Atomic Theory III

[noun] The mathematical model that describes the behavior of subatomic particles, beyond classical particle models, by incorporating the quantization of energy and waveparticle duality. A quantum is a fixed amount of energy absorbed or released during an exchange of radiation. Quantum exchanges are often associated with the transition of particles such as electrons between an excited and ground state.

[noun] A set of four numbers that are commonly used to describe the position of an electron within an atom. These include: n, the principal quantum number; l, the angular or azimuthal quantum number; m, the magnetic quantum number; and s, the electron spin quantum number.
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 Atomic Theory III
 Atomic Theory IV

[noun] A common mineral compound made of silica.
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[noun] A theoretical formulation of the most efficient thermodynamic cycle capable of converting thermal energy into work, and work into thermal energy.…
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