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1749, (w), ''Tom Jones'', Folio Society 1973, p. 416:
- The reader will perhaps be curious to know the ''quantum'' of this present, but we cannot satisfy his curiosity.
*1790, (w), ''Reflections on the Revolution in France'', Oxford 2009, p. 142:
- A certain ''quantum'' of power must always exist in the community, in some hands, and under some appellation.
1997, (w), ''Cuckold'', HarperCollins 2013, p. 375:
- Otherwise I will have given the lie to my maxim that whether you work eight or twenty hours, the quantum of work that gets done on a normal day is the same.
2008, ''The Times of India'', 21 May 2008, https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Business/India_Business/Fuel_price_hike_put_off_over_quantum/articleshow/3087364.cms:
- The Congress's core ministerial panel on Friday gave its green signal to raising motor fuel prices but the quantum of increase emerged as a hitch.
1979, (w), ''Smiley's People'', Folio Society 2010, p. 96:
- Each man has only a quantum of compassion, he argued, and mine is used up for the day.
1999, Joyce Crick, translating Sigmund Freud, ''The Interpretation of Dreams'', Oxford 2008, p. 34:
- The dream of flying, according to Strümpell, is the appropriate image used by the psyche to interpret the quantum of stimulus (transterm) proceeding from the rise and fall of the lungs when the cutaneous sensation of the thorax has simultaneously sunk into unconsciousness.
2002, David C Cassidy et al., ''Understanding Physics'', Birkhauser 2002, p. 602:
- The quantum of light energy was later called a ''photon''.
(topic) (short for)
A definite portion of a manifoldness, limited by a mark or by a boundary.
Of a change, significant.
Relating to a computer.
(when coupled with (l)) as much of (..) as
how high, how dear, as dear as