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Quantized 
A quantity that cannot be divided into smaller increments forever, for which there exists a minimum, quantum increment.


Quantum mechanic 
Study of properties of matter using its wave properties.


Quantum model of atom 
Atomic model in which only probability of locating electron is known.


Quantum number 
Integer ratio of energy to its quantum increment.


Quark 
Basic building block of protons, neutrons, other baryons, and mesons.


Quark model 
Model in which all particles that interact via the strong interaction are composed of two or three quarks.



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