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QUANTUM LEAP

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does quantum leap mean? 

QUANTUM LEAP (noun)
  The noun QUANTUM LEAP has 1 sense:

1. a sudden large increase or advance

  Familiarity information: QUANTUM LEAP used as a noun is very rare.


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QUANTUM LEAP (noun)


Sense 1quantum leap [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A sudden large increase or advance

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Synonyms:

quantum leap; quantum jump

Context example:

this may not insure success but it will represent a quantum leap from last summer

Hypernyms ("quantum leap" is a kind of...):

jump; leap (a sudden and decisive increase)


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