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# Relativity vs. Quantum

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Relativitynoun

(uncountable) The state of being relative to something else; the absence of universally applicable rules or standards; relativism; (countable) an instance of this.

Quantumnoun

The total amount of something; quantity.

Relativitynoun

(specifically) Also Einsteinian relativity: the reliance of the nature of physical phenomena (such as gravity, light, mass, and time) on the relative motion between an observer and the thing observed, as developed by Albert Einstein in two theories, special relativity and general relativity.

Quantumnoun

The amount or quantity observably present, or available.

Relativitynoun

An evaluation of the similarities and differences between things; a comparison; hence, a difference in position or status between things; a disparity.

Quantumnoun

(physics) The smallest possible, and therefore indivisible, unit of a given quantity or quantifiable phenomenon.

Relativitynoun

The difference in pay or positions between different employees in a business (internal relativity), or between different businesses (external relativity); a differential.

Quantumnoun

(math) A definite portion of a manifoldness, limited by a mark or by a boundary.

Relativitynoun

The state of being relative; as, the relativity of a subject.

Quantumnoun

(legal) A brief document provided by the judge, elaborating on a sentencing decision.

Relativitynoun

One of two theories (also called theory of relativity) proposed by Albert Einstein, the special theory of relativity, or the general theory of relativity. The special theory of relativity or special relativity is based on the proposition that the speed of light is a constant no matter how observed, and is independent of the motion of the observer. From this follows several principles, such as the increase of mass with velocity (which has been confirmed: see relativistic mass equation) and the impossibility of acceleration to a speed greater than that of light; the equivalence of mass and energy, expressed by the famous equation E = mc2; and time dilation, which is the apparent slowing of a clock in a system, as observed by an observer in a system moving relative to the clock. The general theory of relativity is based on the proposition that there is no physical difference between gravitational force and the force produced by acceleration. From this follow several results, of which the bending of light rays in a gravitational field and the equivalence of the inertial and gravitational masses have been verified. The possible existence of black holes (believed by many astronomers to have been adequately proven) is another consequence of the theory.

Quantumnoun

(computing) The amount of time allocated for a thread to perform its work in a multithreaded environment.

Relativitynoun

(physics) the theory that space and time are relative concepts rather than absolute concepts

Of a change, sudden or discrete, without intermediate stages.

(informal) Of a change, significant.

(physics) Involving quanta, quantum mechanics or other aspects of quantum physics.

(computing theory) Relating to a quantum computer.

Quantumnoun

Quantity; amount.

Quantumnoun

A definite portion of a manifoldness, limited by a mark or by a boundary.

Quantumnoun

a discrete amount of something that is analogous to the quantum in quantum theory

Quantumnoun

(physics) the smallest discrete quantity of some physical property that a system can possess (according to quantum theory)

Quantum

In physics, a quantum (plural quanta) is the minimum amount of any physical entity (physical property) involved in an interaction. The fundamental notion that a physical property can be is referred to as .

‘quantized’; ‘the hypothesis of quantization’;