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quantum -- as in: quantum mechanics
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Great Expectations
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  • If you are unable to make up your quantum, my boy, you had better address yourself to a principal; there are plenty of principals in the profession, you know, and what is not worth the while of one, may be worth the while of another; that’s my recommendation to you, speaking as a subordinate.

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  • A photon is sometimes referred to as a "light quantum."
  • Like quantum particles, they’re neither here nor there, impossible to place, impossible to predict.
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea

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