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Any of various discrete physical phenomena, such as phonons, that can be modeled as particles and can be induced by the interaction of conventional particles.
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|Noun||1.||quasiparticle - a quantum of energy (in a crystal lattice or other system) that has position and momentum and can in some respects be regarded as a particle|
quantum - (physics) the smallest discrete quantity of some physical property that a system can possess (according to quantum theory)