quantum leap


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quantum leap

n.
An abrupt, large increase, especially in knowledge.

quantum leap

or

quantum jump

n
a sudden highly significant advance; breakthrough
[C20: from its use in physics meaning the sudden jump of an electron, atom, etc, from one energy level to another]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quantum leap - a sudden large increase or advance; "this may not insure success but it will represent a quantum leap from last summer"
jump, leap - a sudden and decisive increase; "a jump in attendance"
Translations
kvantesprang

quantum leap

n (fig) → enorme cambiamento
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