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Another word for quantum

  1. That which is allotted

      1. To divide. Often used with up:
      2. A share or portion.
      1. To penetrate with a sharp edge; strike a narrow opening in.
      2. To separate into parts with or as if with a sharp-edged instrument; sever:
      3. To sever the edges or ends of; shorten:
      1. To divide (something) from end to end, into layers, or along the grain:
      2. To cause to be split unintentionally:
      3. To cause to undergo nuclear fission or division into elements:
      1. A part or portion belonging to, distributed to, contributed by, or owed by a person or group:
      2. An equitable portion:
      3. One of the equal parts into which the capital stock of a company is divided:
      1. A fixed portion, especially an amount of food allotted to persons in military service or to civilians in times of scarcity.
      2. Food issued or available to members of a group.
      3. To supply with rations.
      1. A proportional share, as of goods, assigned to a group or to each member of a group; an allotment.
      2. A production assignment.
      3. A number or percentage, especially of people, constituting or designated as an upper limit:
      1. A section or quantity within a larger thing; a part of a whole.
      2. A part separated from a whole.
      3. A helping of food.
      1. A portion, division, piece, or segment of a whole.
      2. Any of several equal portions or fractions that can constitute a whole or into which a whole can be divided:
      3. A division of a book or artistic work such as a film:
      1. A reference standard or sample used for the quantitative comparison of properties:
      2. A unit specified by a scale, such as an inch, or by variable conditions, such as a day's march.
      3. A system of measurement, such as the metric system.
      1. A large extent, amount, or number:
      2. Used adverbially to mean “to a great degree or extent” or “frequently”:
      3. A number of associated people or things:
      1. The distribution by the government of relief payments to the unemployed.
      2. A share of money, food, or clothing that has been charitably given:
      3. One's fate.
      1. The act of allowing.
      2. An amount that is allowed or granted:
      3. Something, such as money, given at regular intervals or for a specific purpose:
      1. The act of allotting:
      2. Something allotted:
      1. an allocating or being allocated
      2. a thing or amount allocated
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  2. A measurable whole

      1. A specified or indefinite number or amount:
      2. A considerable amount or number:
      3. An exact amount or number:
      1. A large collection of writings of a specific kind or on a specific subject.
      2. A collection of writings or recorded remarks used for linguistic analysis.
      3. The capital or principal amount, as of an estate or trust.
      1. Size, mass, or volume, especially when very large.
      2. A distinct mass or portion of matter, especially a large one:
      3. The body of a human, especially when large or muscular.
      1. An itemized summary of estimated or intended expenditures for a given period along with proposals for financing them:
      2. A systematic plan for the expenditure of a usually fixed resource, such as money or time, during a given period:
      3. The total sum of money allocated for a particular purpose or period of time:
      1. The entire material or physical structure of an organism, especially of a human or animal.
      2. The physical aspect of a person as opposed to the spirit; the flesh.
      3. A corpse or carcass.
      1. The total of two or more quantities; the aggregate.
      2. A number; a sum.
      3. A principal plus its interest, as in a loan.
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