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QUANTUM MECHANICS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does quantum mechanics mean? 

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

1. the branch of quantum physics that accounts for matter at the atomic level; an extension of statistical mechanics based on quantum theory (especially the Pauli exclusion principle)

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


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QUANTUM MECHANICS (noun)


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Meaning:

The branch of quantum physics that accounts for matter at the atomic level; an extension of statistical mechanics based on quantum theory (especially the Pauli exclusion principle)

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Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

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

quantum physics (the branch of physics based on quantum theory)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "quantum mechanics"):

wave mechanics (the modern form of quantum theory; an extension of quantum mechanics based on Schrodinger's equation; atomic events are explained as interactions between particle waves)


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