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These are the axioms which properly relate only to quantities (quanta) as such.

As Poincaré now points out, the trouble is that the quanta are not constant.

From this point of view the quanta appear as atoms of energy.

Hunc igitur laborem nostrum ut tam Gratis animis accipiatis, quanta sedulitate a nobis est obitus, ex aequo omnes rogatos volo.

Quanta calcina si fatta di statue e d'altri ornamenti antichi!

Quanta cujusque animo audacia natura aut moribus inest, tanta in bello patere solet.

Sed confecto proelio, tum vero cerneres, quanta audacia quantaque vis animi fuisset in exercitu Catilinae.

Quanta tells us that as soon as one began to sing, the partisans of the other began to hiss.

In that case the psychons given off by your mind were converted into quanta of visible light, which could be seen.

Neque enim tanta πολυθεοτης Gentium, quanta fuit Deorum πολυωνυμια.

WORD ORIGIN

1610s, "one's share or portion," from Latin quantum (plural quanta) "as much as, so much as; how much? how far? how great an extent?" neuter singular of correlative pronomial adjective quantus "as much" (see quantity). Introduced in physics directly from Latin by Max Planck, 1900; reinforced by Einstein, 1905. Quantum theory is from 1912; quantum mechanics, 1922; quantum jump is first recorded 1954; quantum leap, 1963, often figurative.