Quantum

Definition of Quantum

Quan´tum
n.1.Quantity; amount.
2.(Math.) A definite portion of a manifoldness, limited by a mark or by a boundary.
Quantum meruit
(Law) a count in an action grounded on a promise that the defendant would pay to the plaintiff for his service as much as he should deserve.
Quantum sufficit
(Med.) a sufficient quantity; - abbreviated q. s. in pharmacy.
Quantum valebat
(Law) a count in an action to recover of the defendant, for goods sold, as much as they were worth.
- Blackstone.

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