Pronunciation of Quantum
/kwˈɒntəm/, /kwˈɒntəm/, /k_w_ˈɒ_n_t_ə_m/
Synonyms for quantum:
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
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Usage examples for quantum:
- Then, the opening of one or two folding- doors announces to the mistress of the house, and to the company, the quantum of the ceremonies which are to be paid to the newcomer. - "Paris As It Was and As It Is", Francis W. Blagdon.
- Not to drink a proper quantum of Port, when Port was on the table, was, in Mrs. Chump's eyes, mean for a man. - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
- He said: " I am reluctant to indorse an amendment to the Constitution framed in this day of growing liberty, framed by the party of progress, intended to make representative power in this Government correspond with the quantum of political justice on which it is based, and yet which leaves any State in the Union perfectly free to narrow her suffrage to any extent she pleases, imposing proprietary and other disqualifying tests, and still strengthening her aristocratic power in the Government by the full count of her disfranchised people, provided only she steers clear of a test based on race or color." - "History of the Thirty-Ninth Congress of the United States", Wiliam H. Barnes.