quantal

[ kwon-tl ]
/ ˈkwɒn tl /

adjective Physics.

of or relating to quanta or quantum mechanics.

Nearby words

  1. quango,
  2. quangocracy,
  3. quant,
  4. quant, mary,
  5. quanta,
  6. quantasome,
  7. quantic,
  8. quantico,
  9. quantifiable,
  10. quantification

Origin of quantal

First recorded in 1915–20; quant(um) + -al1

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British Dictionary definitions for quantal

quantal

/ (ˈkwɒntəl) /

adjective

of or relating to a quantum or an entity that is quantized
denoting something that is capable of existing in only one of two states
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