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  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    physics to restrict to discrete values rather than to a continuous set of values

    In 1905, Albert Einstein proposes that light, which has wave-like properties, also consists of discrete, quantized bundles of energy called photons.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 17/03/2016
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    in electronics, to map a large set of input values to a smaller set that can be counted

    Using binary encoding, the source is sampled at a particular frequency and further quantized.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 17/03/2016
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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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