from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An abrupt change or step, especially in method, information, or knowledge: "War was going to take a quantum leap; it would never be the same” ( Garry Wills).
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- n. The discontinuous change of the state of an electron in an atom or molecule from one energy level to another.
- n. An abrupt change.
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- n. a sudden large increase or advance
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The big, underrated A-3 Skywarrior represented a quantum leap in size and capability of carrier aircraft when it appeared in
The foundation trains Amanae Practitioners, who help clients bypass their mind and ego to shift out deep emotions and traumas held in the body, take a quantum leap into a more conscious and vital union of spirit, mind, and body, and move into their full integrity and magnificence.
The Hegemony had chosen us to help crew one of its precious quantum leap C-plus spinships, so how could we be less than gods?
Consciousness-based healthcare represents a quantum leap beyond mind-body medicine in that the consciousness, or non-local mind, of the practitioner extends into the body of the person seeking help.
The Prowler was a quantum leap in electronic warfare.