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Quantum jump   /kwˈɑntəm dʒəmp/   Listen
Quantum jump

noun
1.
(physics) an abrupt transition of an electron or atom or molecule from one quantum state to another with the emission or absorption of a quantum.
2.
A sudden large increase or advance.  Synonym: quantum leap.






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