Synonyms of quantum jump
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- 1. quantum jump, leap, jump, saltation
- usage: (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. quantum leap, quantum jump, jump, leap
- usage: a sudden large increase or advance; "this may not insure success but it will represent a quantum leap from last summer"
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