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nash o random vocab 02

nash o random vocab 02
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annals
a chronological account of events in successive years
photon
a quantum of electromagnetic radiation
quantum
a discrete amount of something that is analogous to the quantum in quantum theory
analogous
drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some respect
positing
the act of putting something in a certain place or location
eminence
standing above others in quality or position
monochromatic
(of light or other electromagnetic radiation) having only one wavelength
opaque
not clear
transverse
extending or lying across
crosswise
lying or extending across the length of a thing or in a cross direction
polarized
having an indicated pole (as the distinction between positive and negative electric charges)