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  • adj. Not quantum.


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non- +‎ quantum


  • Spin is the canonical quantum observable having no classical counterpart, reputed to be impossible to grasp in a nonquantum way.

    Bohmian Mechanics

  • Rather the difficulty is that there is no ordinary (nonquantum) quantity which, like the spin observable, is a 3-vector and which also is such that its components in all possible directions belong to the same discrete set.

    Bohmian Mechanics

  • It's really a gauge, not a timepiece-what self-respecting nonquantum chronometer rides back and forth over the same patch of time for 50 years, anyway?

    Wired Top Stories

  • Conventional (nonquantum) communication channels relay information, gleaned from the first ion's measurement, as to which of those two states is correct, and a pulse of microwave energy sets the second ion into the state representing the information encoded on the first.

    Signs of the Times


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